Polyglycolic Acid Suture with Chlorhexidine
MEGASORB PLUSTM is a mid-term absorbable braided synthetic suture, made of polyglycolic acid and coated with chlorhexidine, an antibacterial agent. It degrades by hydrolysis and provides predictable and reliable absorption. MEGASORB PLUS suture is coated with a mixture of ploycaprolactone and Calcium Stearate. This is dyed violet by a FDA approved colour additive. It is also available in an undyed version.
Complete mass absorption between 60 to 90 days
Retention of 70%-80% knot tensile strength up to 14 days
Antibacterial wound closure.
Smooth knot run-down.
Gentle knot repositioning.
High knot holding capacity.
Minimised inflammatory reaction.
Used for general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation across suitable surgery types.