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KRUUSE I Suture KRUUSE PGA Multifilament, braided: For secure knot tying and easy handling Synthetic: Minimal tissue reaction Coated: For easy knot tying and smooth passage through tissue Absorbable: By hydrolysis KRUUSE PGA is an absorbable, synthetic, braided and coated suture. Suture I 13 · 342 PGA is a synthetic absorbable suture based on Polyglycolic acid. PGA sutures, coated with polycaprolactone and calcium stearate, are inert, non-antigenic and non-pyrogenic. PGA complies with the requirements of USP and EP, is extremely soft and smooth and has a high knot security. Absorption: Absorbable: n Complete mass absorption in approximately 60-90 days n Absorption by hydrolysis Chemical composition: n KRUUSE PGA is composed of Polyglycolic acid coated with polycaprolactone and calcium stearate Tensile Strength: n 65 % remains after 14 days n 35 % remains after 21 days n Complete mass absorption in approximately 60-90 days www.kruuse.com Colour: n Violet Indications: KRUUSE PGA sutures are indicated for soft tissue approximation and ligation, where absorbable sutures are indicated, including: n Suturing of subcutaneous tissue n Fascia/abdominal wall closure n Muscles n Gynaecology n GI-surgery n Ophthalmic surgery Contraindications: n Where permanent support is required Range: n USP 4-0 to 2 n EP 1.5 to P7FW&ƗFWFCT6s&W2bVV60676WGFW0