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Sharpoint Plus Suture Monoderm 3/8 Circle PRC 4/0 13mm 45cm


NZ $158.70


Sharpoint Plus Suture Monoderm 3/8 Circle PRC

This Synthetic absorbable, Monofilament has excellent pliability and handling characteristics. At 7 days it retains 42 - 76% tensile strength, 36 - 52% at 14 days and is essentially absorbed at 90 days. These characteristics make it very popular for subcuticular closure and soft tissue approximation.

Comparable to Monocryl and Caprosyn

PRC = Precision Reverse Cutting


Common Uses:

  • General Closure
  • OB/Gyn
  • Urology
  • Gastrointestinal

In Vivo Strength Retention:

  • 42-76% at 7 Days
  • 36-52% at 14 days

Mass Absorbtion:

  • Essentially by 90 days


3 8 Circle Needle Picture

Needle Types PRC

Suture Terminology

Surgical Specialties needles are designed for optimal performance. Each one is forged from a proprietary stainless steel alloy for maximum strength, ductility and hardness and manufactured with German-designed robotics to ensure quality and repeatability.

All New Sharpoint Packaging simplifies suture delivery.

  • Racetrack Tray Reduces Suture Memory
  • Industry Standard Color Coding
  • Easy Needle Arming
  • Single Foil Barrier Reduces Packaging Waste

All New Sharpoint Packaging simplifies suture delivery


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