MONOCRYL™ (poliglecaprone 25) Suture
MONOCRYL (poliglecaprone 25) suture is a monofilament synthetic absorbable surgical suture prepared from a copolymer of glycolide and epsilon-caprolactone.
MONOCRYL sutures are indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, but not for use in cardiovascular or neurological tissues, microsurgery or ophthalmic surgery.
This suture, being absorbable, should not be used where extended approximation of tissue under stress is required, such as in fascia.
Progressive loss of tensile strength and eventual absorption of MONOCRYL Suture occurs by means of hydrolysis. Absorption begins as a loss of tensile strength followed by a loss of mass.
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