PGLA Co-polymer of glicolide (90%) and lattide (10%).
Baided and coated synthetic absorbable suture (monofilament for size; USP 10/0 – 9/0; EP 0,2 – 0,3).
Violet (D&C Viola – Violet – Violeta n.2 = C.I. 60725) or undyed.
Sizes and standard needles
EP from 0,2 to 7; USP from 10/0 to 5; Glicofil Lac is attached to AISI 300 ar AISI 400 stainless steel atraumatic needles; “easy-detaching” needle type is also available to allow the detachment of the needle by a simple movement of the needle-holder.
After 7 days from implant ~ 90% of the tensile strenght remains, after 14 days ~ 75%, after 21 days ~ 50%, after 28 days ~ 25%.
Complete within 56-70 days.
In general surgery, thoracic surgery, orthopaedics, gynaecology, neurosurgery, in soft tissues approximation, when it is necessary an absorbable surgical suture.