Polyglycolic Acid Suture
MEGASORB is a mid-term absorbable braided and coated synthetic suture made of Polyglycolic acid. It degrades by hydrolysis and provides predictable and reliable absorption. MEGASORB suture is coated with a mixture of Caprolactone and Calcium Stearate. It is dyed violet by a FDA approved colour additive. It is also available in an undyed version.
Retains 70%-80% knot tensile strength for up to 14 days
Retains 50% knot tensile strength for up to 21 days
Complete mass absorption between 60 to 90 days
High tensile strength.
Excellent knotting ability.
Smooth passage through tissue.
Used for general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation across suitable surgery types.