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CP Medical 416A VISORB® PGA Synthetic Absorbable Sutures with Taper Point Needles, 1/2 Circle, 12 per Box *DISCONTINUED*

By CP Medical | Mfr#: 416A | Tiger#: TM93306
VISORB® PGA Synthetic Absorbable Sutures with Taper Point Needles, 1/2 Circle, 12 per Box CPM416A

Product Highlights

  • Synthetic surgical sutures 
  • Superior tensile strength
  • Excellent knot security
  • Predictable absorption profile
  • Taper point needles
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Overview for CP Medical 416A VISORB® PGA Synthetic Absorbable Sutures with Taper Point Needles, 1/2 Circle, 12 per Box

The CP Medical VISORB® PGA Synthetic Absorbable Sutures with Taper Point Needles, 1/2 Circle are braided, coated, synthetic absorbable sutures that are indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including ophthalmic procedures.

VISORB® Sutures are composed of Polyglycolic Acid (PGA), coated with polycaprolactone and calcium stearate. These sutures display superior tensile strength throughout the critical wound healing period. They also have excellent knot security, ease of handling, and a predictable absorption profile. According to tissue implantation studies in rats, Visorb® sutures retain approximately 65 percent of their original tensile strength after two weeks of implantation. Absorption is completed between 60 and 90 days. Visorb® sutures are equivalent to Ethicon® Vicryl, Look® PGA, Sharpoint® PolySyn, and Covidien® Polysorb. Due to its rapid loss of tensile strength, PGA sutures in general are not suitable for cardiovascular or neurological surgical procedures.

VISORB® Sutures are available both dyed (violet) and undyed, in various sizes. Sizes 0 and 1 are best used for closure of the fascia layer in abdominal surgery, or for knee, hip and back surgery; Size 2 is for orthopedic surgery; Sizes 2-0 and 3-0 are for closure of muscle layers or bowel repair; while 4-0 is used for larger vessel repair. 

These sutures feature taper point needles, which is characterized by a blunt point with no cutting edge. This needle is designed for separating tissue fibres rather than for cutting. Available in 12 per box. Proudly made in the USA.

Choose your CP Medical VISORB® PGA Synthetic Absorbable Sutures with Taper Point Needles, 1/2 Circle

  • Size 0, Undyed, 30”, CT-1 37 mm needle (340A)
  • Size 0, Violet, 36", CT-1 37 mm needle (346A)
  • Size 0, Violet, 30", CT-2 26 mm needle (334A)
  • Size 1, Violet, 30", CT-1 37 mm needle (341A)
  • Size 2, Violet, 30", MO-6 26 mm needle (336A)
  • Size 2-0, Violet, 30", SH 26 mm needle (317A)
  • Size 2-0, Violet, 30", CT-2 26 mm needle (333A)
  • Size 2-0, Violet, 30", CT-1 37 mm needle (339A)
  • Size 2-0, Undyed, 30", CT-1 37 mm needle (259A)
  • Size 2-0, Violet, 36", CT-1 37 mm needle (345A)
  • Size 3-0, Violet, 30", CT-3 22 mm needle (327A)
  • Size 3-0, Violet, 30", CT-1 37 mm needle (338A)
  • Size 3-0, Undyed, 30", SH 26 mm needle (416A)
  • Size 3-0, Violet, 30", SH-1 22 mm need (311A)
  • Size 3-0, Violet, 30", SH 26 mm needle (316A)
  • Size 4-0, Violet, 30”, SH-1 22 mm needle (310A)
  • Size 4-0, Violet, 30", SH 26 mm needle (315A)

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What's in the Box
  • PGA Absorbable Sutures with Taper Point Needles
  • Polyglycolic Acid 
  • Taper point needles
  • Braided, coated sutures
  • Curvature fraction of 1/2c
  • 12 per box

Available Suture Size, Color and Length

      Size

  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 2-0
  • 3-0
  • 4-0

     Color

  • Undyed
  • Violet

    Length

  • 30"
  • 36"