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KRUUSE I Suture KRUUSE Monofast Monofilament: For smooth passage through tissue and high tissue compatibility Synthetic: Minimal tissue reaction Absorbable: By hydrolysis KRUUSE Monofast is a monofilament, synthetic suture with a smooth surface that gives minimal tissue reaction and decreased incidence of infection and trauma. KRUUSE Monofast meets all the requirements established by the European Pharmacopoeia (EP) for Synthetic Absorbable Monofilament Surgical Sutures. Suture I 13 ยท 332 Absorption: Absorbable: n Complete mass absorption in approximately 90-120 days n Absorption by hydrolysis Chemical composition: n Monofast is fast absorbable synthetic monofilament suture material composed of Polyglycolide-poly (e-caprolactone) copolymer (PGCL). Tensile Strength: n 60 % remains after 7 days n 25 % remains after 14 days n 0 % remains after 28 days n Complete mass absorption in approximately 90-120 days www.kruuse.com Colour: n Violet and undyed Indications: KRUUSE Monofast is commonly used in soft tissues and ligation where absorbable sutures are indicated, including: n Subcutaneous or intracutaneous suturing n GI-surgery n Urological surgery n Suturing of oral cavity mucosa Contraindications: n Where prolonged support from suturing is required Range: n USP 5-0 to 1 n EP 1 to 4 Sterilization method: n EO Packing: n Boxes of 18 peel packs