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Ethicon Vicryl Suture 3/8 Circle RC 5/0 P-3 13mm 45cm


NZ $377.71
 Ordered In as Required - Usually Ships Within 2-3 Days


Ethicon Vicryl Suture 3/8 Circle RC

VICRYL sutures are intended for use in soft tissueapproximation and/or ligation, including use inophthalmic surgery, peripheral nerve adaptation andmicrosurgery for vessels less than 2 mm in diameter.

Braided For easy handling and secure knot tying.Coated For smooth passage through tissue and easyknot tie down

Synthetic For minimal tissue reaction.
Absorbable By hydrolysis. Essentially complete in56-70 days.

Typical areas of use include:
Fascia closure due to the 28-day claim
Subcutaneous fat
Joint cap

RC = Reverse Cutting


Tensile strength:Post implantation Approximate % original strength remaining

  • 14 days 75%
  • 21 days 50% (6-0 and larger)
  • 40% (7-0 and smaller)
  • 28 days 25% (6-0 and larger)

Color:Violet or undyed.
Range:10-0 to 6 (USP). Supplied as needled sutures and
ligatures.Sizes 10-0 and 9-0 are monofilament instructure.


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