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DemeTECH Polyglycolic Acid (PGA) Coated Sutures

SKU: 103-DT-392-1
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DemeTECH PGA Coated Sutures are Polyglycolic Acid suture is a synthetic, absorbable, sterile, surgical sutures composed of 100% glycolide. The chemical formula of DemeTech's PGA is (C2H2O2)n. Clinical trials have shown that after two weeks, approximately 84% of DemeTech's PGA initial strength remained. At four weeks, approximately 23% of DemeTech's PGA linear tensile strength remained.

DemeTech's PGA is coated to allow for easier passage through tissues with only minimal drag.

Coated PGA sutures facilitate:

  • Easy tissue passage
  • Precise knot placement
  • Smooth tie down
  • A decreased tendency to irritate tissue
  • Greater tensile strength