Polyglycolic Acid, better known as PGA, is composed of polymers of glycolide acids. These sutures are PGA (Polyglycolic Acid) Suture 4-0, Undyed, Braided, with an FS2 (C6) needle and come 12 per pack.
Characteristics of UNIFY PGA sutures
- High tensile strength
- Initial strength comparable to that of Nylon and Chromic Gut
- Synthetic suture absorbing at a moderate rate
- Lower tissue reaction than gut sutures with no risk of toxicity
- Ultra sharp needle point for atraumatic tissue penetration
- Needle coated with silicone for smooth tissue passage
- Predictable absorption profile
- Thread type: Braided
- Color: Undyed
- Strength duration: 28-35 days
- Absorb duration: 55-70 days
Unify Suture Feature Highlights
- Top quality sutures at factory-direct prices that are up to 80% lower than our competitors.
- Exclusive EasyPick Classification System - Only our sutures are classified by needle sizes to help simplify ordering and reduce your inventory.
- Made of high grade stainless steel with an ultra-sharp needle point to provide strength, flexibility and atraumatic tissue penetration.
- Stronger, sharper, and enhanced ductility produced in a clean room environment with compliance to Medical Devices ISO 13485.
- All our sutures exceed the requirements of the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) and FDA regulations.
- With UNIFY Surgical Sutures, you'll never choose between price and quality!
*Vicryl™ is a registered trademark of Ethicon **Polysorb™ is a registered trademark of Covidien
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