PGA-Resoquick undyed sutures 5/0 USP 70cm
PGA resoquick TM is a polymer of glycolic acid.
The linear, high-molecular glycolic acid is synthesised in the presence of a catalyser to a cyclic ester via an intermediary product, glycolide
Metabolisation of the PGA suture within the tissue occurs by the uptake of water, thus reversing the synthesis.
The monomeric glycolic acid is split enzymatically into CO2 and H2O by the normal metabolism.
Suture material containing 10% lactide as copolymerisate differs only slightly in its physical and physiological properties from pure PGA sutures.
The fine, precision-braided filaments guarantee a very high tensile strength as well as great suppleness.
The special resolactone coating thinly covers the fibre bundles for specific reduction of surface friction
Absorbable suture approximates the tissue during the healing phase and progressively loses its tensile strength and breaking load.
After only seven days PGA resoquickTM has already lost 50% of its original breaking load.
After 14 – 21 days the breaing load is lost completely.