Polyglactin was the second synthetic absorbable suture to become available. It is a coated, braided, multifilament suture like polyglycolic acid. Polyglactin 910 consists of a copolymer made from 90% glycolide and 10% l-lactide.
- Polyglactin 910 surgical suture is prepared with elements easily metabolized and to eliminate by the body, which makes it a soft suture with great absorption and adherence capacity. It is indicated to use in General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Ophthalmic Surgery, Gynecology – Obstetrics, Episiotomy, Urology, Traumatology, Gastroenterology, General Closure, Ligatures, Pediatrics and Cuticles.
- Not suitable for cardiovascular and neurological tissues. As being a synthetic absorbable suture, it should not be used when the approaching to tissues is prolonged..