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Cats

MONOCRYL* (Poliglecaprone 25) Suture

General Information

  • Excellent out-of-package strength
  • Great pliability and smooth passage through tissue
  • Easier to handle than most absorbable monofilaments
  • Less tissue reaction than chromic gut, less tissue drag, and no fraying



Frequent Uses

  • Bladder
  • Gastro-intestinal
  • Subcuticular closure
  • Ligatures
  • Reproductive tract
  • Fascia closure/Linea alba (young, healthy, fast healing animals)


Tensile Strength Retention Profile (Dyed)




CHART SUMMARY
60-70% 1 week
30-40% 2 weeks

Absorbed in 90-119 days

Needles

Needle Needle
Reference
3 2 1 0 2-0 3-0 4-0 5-0 6-0 7-0

Reverse Cutting
CP-1 Y967H
BX36/36in
Violet
FS-1 Y943H
BX36/36in
Violet
Y942H
BX36/36in
Violet
FS-2 Y923H
BX36/36in
Violet
Y922H
BX36/36in
Violet
FSL Y987H
BX36/36in
Violet
Precision Point-Reverse Cutting
P-3 Y494G
BX12/18in
Undyed
Y493G
BX12/18in
Undyed
P-3 Y464G
BX12/18in
Violet
Y463G
BX12/18in
Violet
Taper Point
CT-1 Y347H
BX36/36in
Violet
Y346H
BX36/36in
Violet
Y345H
BX36/36in
Violet
Y344H
BX36/36in
Violet
CT-2 Y334H
BX36/27in
Violet
Y762H
BX36/36in
Violet
CTX Y399H
BX36/36in
Violet
RB-1 Y304H
BX36/27in
Violet
Y303H
BX36/27in
Violet
SH Y732H
BX36/36in
Violet
Y316H
BX36/27in
Violet
Y315H
BX36/27in
Violet