5/0 COATED VICRYL® Plus Antibacterial Undyed 45cm PC-3 (12pcs)VCP844G
Coated VICRYL Plus Suture is indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/ or ligation, except for ophthalmic, cardiovascular and neurological tissues.
Coated VICRYL® Plus Antibacterial (polyglactin 910) Sutures offer the same exceptional handling as VICRYL®1- and are shown in vitro to inhibit bacterial colonization on the suture.2
Coated VICRYL Plus Sutures provide multiple benefits
Predictable breaking strength retention (BSR) profile to provide support for 14 to 28 days while tissues heal
Shown in vitro to inhibit bacterial colonization of the suture
Proprietary suture coating and polymer properties minimize drag force and elicit only a slight tissue reaction during absorption
1. Ethicon Wound Closure Manual. 2012. Ethicon, Inc.
2. Rothenburger S, Spangler D, Bhende S, Burkley D. In vitro antimicrobial evaluation of coated VICRYL Plus Antibacterial Suture (coated polyglactin 910 with triclosan) using zone of inhibition assays. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2002;3(suppl 1):S79-S87.
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