MITSU C+TM is a mid-term absorbable braided and coated (with Antibacterial Chlorhexidine) synthetic suture made of poly (glycolide-co-l-lactide)(90/10). MITSU C+TMdegrades by hydrolysis and provides predictable and reliable absorption.

Made from copolymer of 90% glycolide & 10% lactide,MITSU C+TM(Polyglactin 910) suture is available as dyed and undyed. Dyed MITSU C+TM contains only FDA approved colour additives. The suture coating is a mixture composed of copolymer of glycolide and lactide (Polyglactin 370) and Calcium Stearate.

Properties

  • Retention of 75% knot tensile strength after 14 days
  • Retention of 50% knot tensile strength after 21 days
  • Complete mass absorption within 56 to 70 days

Indications

  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Gynaecology / Obstetrics
  • Orthopaedics
  • Ophthalmic surgery
  • Urology
  • Skin closure (intracutaneous, subcutaneous)
  • Ligatures

Advantages

  • Smooth knot run-down/knot slide
  • Gentle knot repositioning
  • Excellent knot security
  • Minimized inflammatory reaction

Product overview

Structure Multifilament, Braided
Colour Dyed, Undyed
Chemical composition Poly(glycolide-co-l-lactide 90/10)
Coating Poly(glycolide-co-l-lactide 30 / 70) + Calcium stearate + Antibacterial agent Chlorhexidine
Sizes USP 5/0 (metric 1) - USP 2 (metric 5)
Type of absorption Hydrolysis
Sterilization Ethylene oxide