polydioxanone


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polydioxanone

(pol'ē-dī-oks'ă-nōn),
A synthetic suture material.
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polydioxanone

(pol″ē-dī″ok′să-nōn″),

PDO, PDS

A bioabsorable synthetic material used to make self-absorbing sutures.
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To Buy Report, Visit - https://www.factmr.com/checkout/4065/S Based on raw material, surgical sutures can be categorised into nylon, silk, stainless steel, catgut, polyglycolic acid, and polygalactin, polydioxanone, and various polyester-based materials.
A selection of Poly(L-lactide) (PLLA), Poly (L-lactide-co-glycolide) (PLGA), Poly(caprolactone) (PCL) and Polydioxanone (PDO) grades are available as standard grades, with additional customization options available upon request.
Nowadays, threads are biodegradable and absorbable by the body, such as Polydioxanone that is safe, provides sustainable results, and gives a very low risk of infection.
A square, 3 x 3-cm of skin at the donor site was delineated through placement of stay sutures using absorbable 3-0 polydioxanone suture (PDS II, Ethicon, Somerville, NJ, USA) to match the lesion on the dorsal head.
For knee skin with severe laxity, a comprehensive approach using polydioxanone (PDO) or poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) threads in both the upper thighs and circumferentially around the knees provides collagen production and tightening of the loose skin.
Polydioxanone is an established biomaterial best known as a monofilament suture material (PDS), an application for which it is well-suited due to its pliability.
In all patients, Polydioxanone 6/0 was used for first and second layers however, Polyglactin 5/0 was used to close the skin in interrupted fashion i.e.
Cavernosal defects were repaired by 3-0 polydioxanone (PDS) suture and a tension-free end-to-end anastomosis of the urethra was performed with 5-0 PDS sutures over an 18 Ch urethral catheter (Figure 2).
A spreader graft (2 cmx4 mm) was inserted on either sides of the nasal septal dorsum and secured in place with 5-0 Polydioxanone (PDS) sutures.