Polidioxanona

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Brand

Polydioxanone is an absorbable, monofilament suture, which is available undyed or dyed violet with harmless dyes. It is non-pyrogenic, non-antigenic, and highly flexible.

Type of Absorption

By hydrolytic action

Color

Violet and undyed

Structure

Monofilament

Gauge

7/0 to 1

Sterilization

Ethylene oxide

Health Registration Number

DM0123N

Presentation

Available in different gauges and lengths, with or without surgical steel needle.
Available in boxes of 12, 24, and 36 units.

Indications

Polydioxanone suture is indicated for use in every type of soft tissue approximation and ligation.

Warnings

  • For single use only. DO NOT RESTERILIZE.
  • Discard remaining strands.
  • Do not rub the strand with a surgical glove or with gauze.
  • Users should be familiar with surgical procedures and techniques involving absorbable sutures before using the product.
  • Do not use the suture if the package is opened or damaged! Discard open, unused sutures.
  • Users should exercise caution when handling surgical needles to avoid inadvertent needle sticks. Discard used needles in suitable sharps container.
  • For more information, please read the product’s package insert.

Precautions

In handling suture materials, care should be taken to avoid damage from handling. Avoid crushing or crimping damage due to application of surgical instruments such as forceps or needle holders. Adequate knot security requires the accepted surgical techniques.

The use of additional throws may be particularly appropriate when knotting monofilaments.

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Clarification

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