Surgicryl 910, Absorbable


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Type Braided and coated multifilament
Composition Polyglactine 910, a copolymer made of 90% glycolide and 10%L-lactide
Coating Poly-glycolide-co-L-lactide and calcium stearate (<1%)
Colour Violet
Tissue reaction Minimal
Absorption The hydrolytic action by which the material is broken down results in total absorption between 56 and 70 days. Between 40% and 50% of tensile strength remain after 21 days.
Presentation Box with 12 sutures





High tensile strength
  • Excellent tissue support
  • Minimal tissue reaction
Breaks down by hydrolysis
  • Predictable absorption rate
Braided structure
  • Excellent handling properties
  • High flexibility
  • High tensile strength
  • Excellent knot security
Coated multifilament
  • Soft passage through the tissues with minimal sawing, tissue drag and trauma
  • Good knot tie down / adjustability
  • Reduced capillary action
Hermetically sealed packing
  • Guaranteed seal and product sterility


  • General surgery
  • Skin closure
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Ophthalmic surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Orthopaedics
  • Urology


  • Cardiovascular surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Being absorbable not to use when an extended wound support is required.
  • Caution in patients with delayed wound healing (e.g. compromised immune system).