absorbable suture material

absorbable suture material

suture material broken down by tissue enzymes; loses 30% tensile strength within 14 days; fully absorbed within 90-120 days
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Once these things are done we close the extraction site with a synthetic absorbable suture material that will break down on its own from two to four weeks post-op.
The skin is closed with 1 or 2 interrupted sutures of 4-0 or 5-0 absorbable suture material.
NASDAQ:LUKN) Tuesday announced that it will be introducing its new synthetic absorbable suture material into the market during the first quarter of 1997.
With RAPID Strand, seeds are distributed in a rigid, absorbable suture material, permitting even placement and holding them in position, thus facilitating optimal delivery of the therapeutic radiation dose and preventing the migration to other body sites that is reported with other seed types.
With RAPID Strand, OncoSeed seeds are distributed in a rigid, absorbable suture material, permitting even placement of OncoSeed seeds and holding them in position, thus facilitating optimal delivery of therapeutic radiation.
PRODUCT ANALYSIS II-14 Surgical Stapler Products II-14 Stapler Products: Replacement for Manual Suturing II-14 Sutures Products II-15 Sweeping Changes in the Kinds of Suture Material Used II-15 Applications of Sutures II-15 Sutures Classification II-16 Absorbable and Non-Absorbable Surgical Suture II-16 Monofilament and Multifilament II-16 Absorbable Suture Materials II-16 Surgical Gut or Catgut II-16 Chromic Gut II-16 Fast-Absorbing Gut II-16 Polyglycolic Acid II-17 Polyglactin II-17 Polydioxanone II-17 Polytrimethylene Carbonate II-17 Polyglecaprone II-17 Uses of Absorbable Sutures II-18 Characteristics of Absorbable Sutures II-18