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GPCGLYDE - Braided & Coated Polyglycolic Acid


GPCGLYDE Suture is an absorbable, sterile, synthetic surgical suture, composed of homopolymers of Glycolide (100%). GPCGLYDE is also available undyed. GPCGLYDE meets all the requirements as per United States Pharmacopeia for Absorbable Surgical suture (Synthetic)

Intended Use
GPCGLYDE suture is indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in ophthalmic procedures, but not for use in cardiovascular or neurological tissues.

Suture Characteristics : Synthetic Absorbable Surgical Suture
Type : Braided
Material : 100% Polyglycolic Acid synthetic absorbable braided surgical suture
Coating : Polycaprolactone & calcium stearate
Color : Violet
Wound Support   30 days
Absorption : Absorption takes place through hydrolysis completely in 50 - 70 days.
Tensile Strength : 75% tensile strength is retained for 14 days and 50% till 21 days.
USP Range : 4/0 - 2
Sterilization : EO (Ethylene Oxide)
Product Characteristics : Excellent tensile strength, Excellent knot tying, Minimum tissue reaction
Packaging : In aluminium foil packages with or without needle
Needle Type : Round bodied, cutting edge, taper point, straight,    blunt point