The extraordinarily smooth, low friction proprietary coating reduces tissue drag. These synthetic absorbable sutures ensure closure through the critical wound healing period. They retain approximately 50% of their high initial strength at two weeks and 20% of their strength at three weeks. Available as undyed or violet braided and violet monofilament.
In vivo strength retention:
50% at 2 weeks
20% at 3 weeks
Coated & Uncoated
Essentially complete between 50 and 90 days