Vigilenz Medical Devices Sdn Bhd


Is a braided synthetic absorbable suture that is made of Poly(Glycolide-co-lactide). The braided threads are coated with Glacomer 37 and calcium stearate so that they glide easily but remain firm when knotting without causing a sawing effect. Poly(Glycolide-co-lactide) gives an excellent knot security and tensile strength as well ease of handling.



Type Absorbable Surgical Suture
Material Synthetic, Braided, Poly(Glycolide-co-Lactide)
Coating Glacomer 37 and Calcium Stearate
Color of thread Violet / Undyed
Sizes USP 6/0 to USP 3
Absorption 60~70 days. Breakdown by Hydrolysis
Tensile Strength Retention Approximately 75% remains at 14 days
45% remains at 21 days
15% remains at 28 days
Tensile Strength and Diameter           Conforms to USP / EP requirements
Attachment Strength Conforms to USP / EP requirements