FILAPRONTM (Poliglecaprone 25) is a dyed/undyed short-term synthetic absorbable monofilament suture composed of poly(glycolide-co-coprolactone). FILAPRONTM offers excellent handling properties and high knot security.

Dyed FILAPRONTM uses only FDA approved colour additives.

Properties

  • Retention of 60-90% knot tensile strength after 7 days
  • Complete mass absorption within 90 to 110 days

Indications

  • Gynaecology / Obstetrics
  • Skin closure (intracutaneous, subcutaneous)
  • Ligatures

Advantages

  • Short-term absorption profile
  • High knot pull tensile strength
  • Superior handling features

Product overview

Structure Monofilament
Colour Dyed, Undyed
Chemical composition Poly(glyclolide-co-caprolactone)PGCL
Sizes USP 6/0 (metric 0.7) - USP 1 (metric 4)
Type of absorption Hydrolysis
Sterilisation Ethylene oxide