Truglyde Fast

Truglyde Fast

Fast absorbing braided and coated polyglycolic acid suture

FEATURES OF TRUGLYDE FAST

  • Faster and predictable absorption
  • Reduces pain and discomfort
  • Consistent, short term wound support
  • Good knot security and easy knot placement
  • Tightly braided to enhance strength and improve surface smoothness

Truglyde Fast provides faster absorption period (essentially absorbs within 40-42 days), which is convenient during surgeries likes episiotomy and circumcision. The suture retains approximately 15% of the initial tensile strength at 2 weeks of implantation. The material used in this suture is softer compared to conventional suture materials like catgut.

APPLICATIONS

  • Episiotomy
  • Circumcision
  • Closure of skin

TECHNICAL DETAILS

  • Braided and coated
  • Coated with calcium stearate and polycaprolactone
  • Sterilized by ethylene oxide
  • Shelf life of 5 years

RANGE

  • USP sizes available: 3-0 to 0
  • Length available with needle: 45 cm to 140 cm
  • Needle length: 22 mm to 40 mm across all needle point profiles
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