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Polytrimethylene carbonate surgical suture

Summary Information: Polytrimethylene carbonate surgical suture

Polytrimethylene carbonate surgical suture: A polytrimethylene carbonate surgical suture is a single strand (monofilament) of absorbable trimethylene carbonate and glycolic acid (glycolide) used to bring together the edges of a surgical incision or wound, particularly of tissues that are expected to expand or grow. In particular, polydioxanone is useful for pediatric, cardiovascular, pediatric cardiovascular, gynecologic, ophthalmic, plastic, and gastrointestinal surgery.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Polytrimethylene carbonate surgical suture

These diseases are related to the medical device Polytrimethylene carbonate surgical suture:

  • Closing a surgical incision
  • Closing a wound
  • Closing soft tissues (e.g. blood vessels)
  • Closing subcuticular incisions (below the top layer of skin)
  • Closing pediatric surgical incisions
  • Closing ophthalmic surgical incisions
  • Closing plastic or reconstructive surgical incisions
  • Closing intestinal surgical incisions
  • Closing cardiovascular surgical incisions

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