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Suture Vicryl Rapide 4/0 x 12 22mm 1/2 Circle Conventional Cutting

Suture Vicryl Rapide 4/0 x 12 22mm 1/2 Circle Conventional Cutting

Produced from Polyglactin 910
Braided for easy handling and secure knot tying
Coated for smooth passage through tissue and easy knot tie down
Synthetic for minimal tissue reaction
Tensile strength – 5 days post implantation = 50% original strength remaining
All of the original tensile strength is lost by approximately 10-14 days post implantation
Rapid absorption by hydrolysis, fully absorbed in 42 days
External suture material typically falls off 7-10 days post operative, or can be wiped off subsequently with a sterile gauze
Normally the removal of the suture is not required.

What is it?

Sutures, stitches and staples are used for the same purpose - to close wounds or surgical incisions - but they are not the same

What is it used for?

Surgical suture is a medical device used to hold body tissues together after an injury or surgery.

Code: ETW9926

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