PGA Suture

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Synthetic absorb-able braided suture.

  • Extremely Strong: retains 60-70% tensile strength at 14 days
  • Excellent Knot Security: precision braided construction designed to provide secure knotting
  • Extremely Smooth: unique calcium stearate coating ensures smooth tissue passage with minimal trauma to tissue
  • Rapid Absorption Rate: absorbs between 60-90 days after placement
  • Excellent Pliability: braided construction allows for excellent handling properties


  • Composition: polyglycolic acid
  • Absorption Type: absorption by hydrolysis
  • Structure: braided
  • Thread Color: violet
  • Coating: calcium stearate