WEGO-PGLA Features

Specification:EPgauge 0.4~6 (USP size 8-0 through 3 or 4)


Features

WEGO-PGLA Features
StructureMultifilamentbraided
Chemical composition90% glycolide and 10% L-lactide
Coating Poly(glycolide-co-lactide) (30/70) and calcium stearate
ColorViolet or Undyed
SizesEP gauge 0.4~6 (USP size 8-0 through 3 or 4)
Knot tensile strength 14 days post implantation 75%
 21 days post implantation 40%
retention28 days post implantation 20%
Mass absorption Degradation by hydrolysis within 56 - 70 days
Indications General soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in ophthalmic surgery
SterilizationEthylene oxide