*  sutures-synthetic-absorbable-polyglycolic-acid
Polydioxanone absorbable synthetic sutures keep their tensile strength for several days to a few weeks, and complete absorption ... Sutures, Synthetic, Absorbable, Polyglycolic Acid. Definition : Synthetic sutures made of polyglycolic acid, an absorbable (i.e ... Entry Terms : "Sutures, Polyglycolic Acid" , "Polyglycolic Acid Sutures" , "Sutures, Polyglycolide" , "Sutures, Twisted" , " ... "Sutures, Braided" , "Sutures, Multifilament" , "Polyglycolide Sutures" , "Twisted Sutures" , "Braided Sutures" , "Multifilament ...
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*  Vicryl - Wikipedia
... has been used generically referring to any synthetic absorbable suture made primarily of polyglycolic acid. Other brands of ... and is completely absorbed by hydrolysis within 56-70 days. Vicryl and other polyglycolic-acid sutures may also be treated for ... Vicryl (polyglactin 910) is an absorbable, synthetic, usually braided suture, manufactured by Ethicon Inc., a subsidiary of ... polyglycolic acid suture include PolySyn, Surgicryl, Polysorb and Dexon, all of which are manufactured by different companies. ...
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*  Dental Surgery - Sutures - Absorbable sutures, Absorbable Polyglycolic Acid Sutures - PGA DemeSORB -- HYGITECH
Polyglycolic Acid Suture is a braided synthetic surgical suture composed of 100% glycolide. Features: Easy passage through the ... 30 days for standard polyglycolic acid Thread colour: purple for standard polyglycolic acid 70% to 85% of resistance to ... Home , Dental Surgery>Sutures>Absorbable sutures>Absorbable Polyglycolic Acid Sutures - PGA DemeSORB ...
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*  Surgical staple - Wikipedia
... based on polyglycolic acid, as with many synthetic absorbable sutures. Titanium staples are not suspected of causing nickel ... usually between 5 and 10 days, depending on the location of the wound and other factors. The skin staple remover is a small ... Certainly modern synthetic sutures are more predictable and less prone to infection than catgut, silk and linen, which were the ... Synthetic absorbable (bioabsorbable) staples are also now becoming available, ...
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*  Surgical suture - Wikipedia
... such as catgut suture and silk. Most modern sutures are synthetic, including the absorbables polyglycolic acid, polylactic acid ... scalp wound 7-10 days; limbs 10-14 days; joints 14 days; trunk of the body 7-10 days. Removal of sutures is traditionally ... Absorbable suture materials include the original catgut as well as the newer synthetics polyglycolic acid, polylactic acid, ... Polyglycolic acid was discovered in the 1960s and implemented in the 1970s. Today, most sutures are made of synthetic polymer ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surgical_suture
*  CP Medical VISORB® PGA Synthetic Absorbable Sutures with Reverse Cutting Needles, 3/8 Circle - Save at Tiger Medical, Inc
PGA Synthetic Absorbable Sutures with Reverse Cutting Needles, 3/8 Circle are indicated for use in general soft tissue ... VISORB® Sutures are composed of Polyglycolic Acid (PGA), coated with polycaprolactone and calcium stearate. These sutures ... Absorption is completed between 60 and 90 days. Visorb® sutures are equivalent to Ethicon® Vicryl, Look® PGA, Sharpoint® ... PGA Synthetic Absorbable Sutures with Reverse Cutting Needles, 3/8 Circle are braided, coated, synthetic absorbable sutures ...
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*  Surgical suture - Wikipedia
... such as catgut suture and silk. Most modern sutures are synthetic, including the absorbables polyglycolic acid, polylactic acid ... Common time to remove stitches will vary: facial wounds 3-5 days; scalp wound 7-10 days; limbs 10-14 days; joints 14 days; ... Absorbable suture materials include the original catgut as well as the newer synthetics polyglycolic acid, polylactic acid, ... Polyglycolic acid was discovered in the 1960s and implemented in the 1970s. Today, most sutures are made of synthetic polymer ...
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*  polyglycolic acid suture material China Polyglycolic Acid Suture Manufacturers and Factory - Wholesale Products - Hengxiang
... our factory is able to produce CE certification polyglycolic acid suture. Welcome to wholesale cheap and high-quality products ... Hengxiang is one of the leading China Suture manufacturers, ... Synthetic, absorbable, mutifilament braided suture, in a violet ... Absorption occurs through progressive hydrolytic action, completed between 60 or 90 days. ... Hot Tags: polyglycolic acid suture material,polyglycolic acid suture, China, manufacturers, factory, wholesale, cheap, high- ...
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*  Sutures, staples and mechanical wound closure | advanced medical technologies
The vast majority of sutures, staples and endostaples are used… ... and natural or synthetic. Absorbable or non-absorbable ... Synthetic suture materials include nylon, polyester, stainless steel, polypropylene, polyglycolic acid (PGA), polyglycolide-co- ... Absorbable sutures lose the majority of their tensile strength within 60 days after use. Non-absorbable sutures are resistant ... Natural or synthetic refers to the origin of the suture. Natural suture materials include surgical gut, chromic gut, catgut and ...
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*  Polyglycolide - Wikipedia
PGA suture is classified as a synthetic, absorbable, braided multifilament. It is coated with N-laurin and L-lysine, which ... Polyglycolide or poly(glycolic acid) (PGA), also spelled as polyglycolic acid, is a biodegradable, thermoplastic polymer and ... completed between 60 and 90 days. Elderly, anemic and malnourished patients may absorb the suture more quickly. Its color is ... However, in 1962 this polymer was used to develop the first synthetic absorbable suture which was marketed under the tradename ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyglycolide
*  Patent US6905455 - Radioactive member and method of making - Google Patents
... lactide and glycolide having utility as absorbable sutures; U.S. Pat. No. 4,141,087 which discloses synthetic absorbable ... For example, poly(glycolic acid) has a melting point of either 223 C. or 233 C. (Polymer Handbook, J. Brandrup and E. H. ... Preferably, the carrier material should be fully absorbed by living tissue over a total of about 70 to 120 days. ... Absorbable polymers of substituted benzoic acid. US4612923. 1 Dec 1983. 23 Sep 1986. Ethicon, Inc.. Glass-filled, absorbable ...
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*  Patent US4043344 - Non-absorbable surgical sutures coated with polyoxyethylene-polyoxypropylene ... - Google Patents
... of non-absorbable surgical sutures are improved by a coating of a lubricating film of a bioabsorbable copolymer having ... 10, 1967 -- Schmitt and Polistina, SURGICAL SUTURES, shows synthetic surgical sutures of polyglycolic acid and discloses that ... advantage of the present lubricant coating in that the lubricant copolymers are absorbed from the suture within a few days so ... REDUCING CAPILLARITY OF POLYGLYCOLIC ACID SUTURES, shows the coating of polyglycolic acid surgical sutures with a copolymer of ...
  http://www.google.com.au/patents/US4043344
*  WO2005007209A1 - Synthetic, bioabsorbable polymer materials and implants - Google Patents
The sutures may be effectively implanted into or in the vicinity of: 1) infected tissue, 2) potentially infected tissue, or in ... that provides a sustained release of antibiotic agent over several days to several weeks for the prevention or treatment of ... A preferred embodiment of the present invention is a device (suture) ... sutures, meshes and other tissue management, wound closure or tissue engineering devices, which contain: a) a bioabsorbable ...
  https://patents.google.com/patent/WO2005007209A1/en
*  Patente WO2002034140A2 - Absorbable fastener and applying apparatus - Google Patentes
... and a suture tether interconnecting the pair of anchors to one another. The pair of anchors having a substantially cylindrical ... Absorbable fasteners 10 are preferably made of medical grade absorbable materials, for example, Polyglycolic Acid (PGA) and ... Only after 7-10 days, does the mesh have sufficient tissue in-growth to prevent its motion away from the hernia repair site. ... As discussed above, each of these methods utilizes a reinforcing synthetic mesh that must be fixed to the tissue to prevent ...
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*  Patent US5789465 - Composite surgical material - Google Patents
... coating at least one face of the layer of synthetic bioabsorbable material with the said dispersion; and drying the composite ... providing a layer of a synthetic bioabsorbable material; providing a dispersion of collagen in an oil-in-water emulsion; ... A composite surgical material comprising a collagen matrix reinforced by a layer of a synthetic bioabsorbable material such as ... Particularly preferred synthetic bioabsorbable materials include the polylactic/polyglycolic acid copolymer sold under the ...
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*  Services - MM Kliinik
Mesothreads are an absorbable material, they are made of polyglycolic-acid-coated synthetic polydioxanone threads, totally ... The materials used have also been platinum and gold threads, insoluble suture materials, hyaluronic acid gel, etc. ... It is not uncommonto experience slight swelling for a few days, or tingling/tenderness to the touch for a few weeksafter the ... For sutures, there is no need for incisions, the thickness of the thread is only 0.1 mm. ...
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*  Patent US8603120 - Low mass density surgical implant and methods of use - Google Patents
... suitable materials presently available include polypropylene for the core and polylactic acid or polyglycolic acid for the ... a the absorbable coating 32 comprises a layer of absorbable material applied to one face 34 of the mesh 20, such that the mesh ... Lateral sutures, i.e. sutures from one side to the other of the vaginal wall 12 as seen in FIG. 5. or right to left rather than ... The filaments of the mesh comprise a plastics or synthetic material.. Preferably the filaments of the mesh comprise of ...
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*  Hu Friedy | Perma Sharp® Polyglycolic Acid (PGA) Undyed Sutures- Absorbable, C-19, Reverse Cutting, Size 5-0, Length 18', 12/...
Undyed Polyglycolic Acid Perma Sharp® Sutures are absorbable synthetic sutures that have high strength and excellent ... Suture Absorbable Suture, Needle Combination Perma Sharp® Polyglycolic Acid (PGA) Undyed Sutures- Absorbable, C-19, Reverse ... PRODUCT OPTIONS: Perma Sharp® Polyglycolic Acid (PGA) Undyed Sutures- Absorbable, C-19, Reverse Cutting, Size 5-0, Length 18", ... Perma Sharp® Polyglycolic Acid (PGA) Undyed Sutures- Absorbable, C-19, Reverse Cutting, Size 5-0, Length 18", 12/:Box. Hu ...
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*  Prosthesis for the repair of soft tissue defects - Patent # 5725577 - PatentGenius
Absorbable meshes (polyglycolic acid or polyglactin) disintegrate, and thus will not maintain a hernia repair. Nonabsorbable ... the second portion 132 is sutured via sutures 134 and 135 to the fascia 104 and the first portion 130 is sutured via sutures ... Both absorbable and nonabsorbable synthetic materials are available commercially for use in hernia repairs. ... Further, the patient advantageously wears anabdominal binder, i.e., an elastic girdle, for 7-10 days following surgery.. The ...
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*  Patent US4843112 - Bioerodable implant composition - Google Patents
A. C. Ibay et al., Polymer Material Science and Engineering, 53, 505-509 (1985). Absorbable polyglycolic acid suture has been ... A synthetic resorbable suture (6.0 VICRYL suture, Ethicon, Inc.) was used to partially close the periosteum over the drill hole ... over a period ranging from about two days to about 30 days and longer depending on the nature of the composite formulation. ... Fumaric acid is a preferred acid for forming the polyester of the present invention. It is a dicarboxylic acid having a free- ...
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*  Patente US20020197241 - Compositions for regenerating tissue that has deteriorated, and methods for ... - Google Patentes
... polyglycolic acid, or cat gut sutures. One particular is a gelatin matrix implant sold under the mark "FIBRIL", which comprises ... The matrices can be made from one or more of such synthetic polymers. The synthetic polymers can also be combined with any of ... Cells are then cultured in the matrix for about 3 to 4 days. The cells are added to the matrix at high density (see above) so ... Examples of collagen matrices having application in the present invention are absorbable collagen sponges made by the Calcitek ...
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*  Patent US20080294039 - Assembly with hemostatic and radiographically detectable pellets - Google Patents
The bioabsorbable pellet is formed of synthetic polymeric materials such as polyglycolic acid (PGA), polylactic acid ... Absorbable implant materials having controlled porosity. US5871501 *. 12 Jan 1998. 16 Feb 1999. Datascope Investment Corp.. ... or radiation oncologist to direct surgical or radiation treatment to the precise location of the breast lesion several days or ... Self-suturing cardiac pacer lead. US4105030 *. 3 Jan 1977. 8 Aug 1978. Syntex (U.S.A.) Inc.. Implant apparatus. ...
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*  Applied and Basic sciences Flashcards by Languages 247365 | Brainscape
Is a monofilament synthetic absorbable suture Incorrect answer selected Loses tensile strength more rapidly than polyglycolic ( ... Vicryl absorbs completely in 30 days, Dexon absorbs completely in 120 days, polydioxanone synthetic (PDS) absorbs completely in ... Krebs' cycle (tricarboxylic acid cycle or citric acid cycle) is a sequence of reactions in which acetyl coenzyme A (acetyl-CoA ... is a synthetic absorbable braided suture.. Polypropylene (Prolene) is a synthetic non-absorbable monofilament suture.. ...
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*  Patent US4300565 - Synthetic polyester surgical articles - Google Patents
Surgical sutures made from absorbable polymers of substituted benzoic acid. US4643191 *. 29 Nov 1985. 17 Feb 1987. Ethicon, Inc ... Reducing capillarity of polyglycolic acid sutures. US3875937 *. 31 May 1973. 8 Apr 1975. American Cyanamid Co. Surgical ... After 42 days the samples were removed and their straight pull tensile strength was measured as described in Example 9. The ... α-hydroxyvaleric acid, α-hydroxyisovaleric acid, α-hydroxycaproic acid, α-hydroxy-α-ethylbutyric acid, α-hydroxyisocaproic acid ...
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*  Surgical techniques - SurgWiki
Skin wounds, for example, are sutured with either non-absorbable sutures, which are removed after several days (see Care of the ... Polyglycolic acid Syn, Multi, Ab 3-4 weeks Dexon Gastrointestinal and urinary tracts, muscle, fascia, subcutaneous fat ... Synthetic (Syn), Natural (Nat), Monofilament (Mono), Multifilament (Multi), Absorbable (Ab), Non-absorbable (Non). ... Sutures are classified as: * Absorbable or non-absorbable. The rate of absorption of absorbable sutures depends on what they ...
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