Poliglecaprone 25

Composition: Polydioxanone
Coating: Coated with polydioxanone polymer
Type of Absorption: Absorption by hydrolysis complete between 90 and 110 days. Always predictable and reliable
Tensile strength: High initial strength and strength retention for up to 7 days
Thread colour: Violet – Undyed
Structure: Monofilament
Origin:  Synthetic
Sizes available: USP 9/0 (0.3 metric) to USP 2 (5 metric)
Sterilization: Ethylene Oxide


It is composed of 75% of PGA and 25% of Polycaprolactone and has very similar properties to Ethicon’s Monocryl that is already launched on the market. It has around 75% of strength retention of initial strength in 1 week and is biodgraded. For use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, but not for use in cardiovascular or neurological tissues, microsurgery, or ophthalmic surgery.