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Absorbable suture thread Monosorb (PD)
ophthalmic surgerycardiovascular surgeryorthopedic surgery

absorbable suture thread
absorbable suture thread
absorbable suture thread
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ophthalmic surgery, cardiovascular surgery, orthopedic surgery, urogynecological surgery, general surgery, plastic surgery, pediatric cardiovascular surgery


MONOSORB is monofilament, synthetic absorbable suture, made from polydioxanone. Thread can be colorless (beige) or died violet (using dyestuff C. I. Solvent Violet 13). Monosorb easily penetrates tissues, has high initial tensile strength. With lapse of time, gradual loss of strength and process of absorption is visible. Absorption of Monosorb sutures occurs by means of hydrolysis. Approximate % original Breaking Strength Retention: 1. For thread sizes 4/0 and smaller: - 75% after 14 days from implantation, - 65% after 28 days from implantation, - 55% after 43 days from implantation, - 40% after 57 days from implantation. INDICATIONS AND USE Combination of threads Monosorb and needles are used according to kind and size of the wound, surgical procedures and techniques, experience of surgeon and condition of the patient. Monosorb is intended for use in where long term wound support is required. Monosorb is intendet to use in pediatric cardiovascular and ophthalmic surgery. Use of Monosorb includes: general, plastic surgery, urology, orthopedic and gynecology. This suture may be inappropriate in elderly, malnourished or debilitated patients, or in patients suffering from conditions which may delay wound healing.
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