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Ethicon PDS Plus Suture, Taper Point, CT-1, 27" Size 1, Box of 36

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Product Description

Ethicon PDS Plus Suture is an absorbable, size 1, taper-point surgical suture for use in approximation of soft tissue. They are useful in applications where growth is anticipated and in ophthalmic surgery. They are especially useful when extended wound care (up to 6 weeks) and absorbable sutures are desired.

What is Ethicon PDS Plus Suture, Taper Point, CT-1, 27" Size 1, Box of 36?

Ethicon PDS Plus Antibacterial (polydioxanone) monofilament synthetic absorbable suture is prepared from the polyester, poly (p-dioxanone). The suture contains Irgacare MP (triclosan), a broad-spectrum antibacterial agent.

Who is Ethicon PDS Plus Suture, Taper Point, CT-1, 27" Size 1, Box of 36 for?

For use in goats, sheep, horses, swine, cattle, cats, and dogs.

Why use Ethicon PDS Plus Suture, Taper Point, CT-1, 27" Size 1, Box of 36?

Ethicon PDS Plus Sutures are absorbable and antibacterial.

How does Ethicon PDS Plus Suture, Taper Point, CT-1, 27" Size 1, Box of 36 work?

PDS Plus Antibacterial Sutures are useful for approximation of soft tissue. They are great for applications in which growth might occur, or in ophthalmic surgery applications except for contact with sclera and cornea. They should not be used in neural tissue or microsurgery. They are especially helpful in situations where extended wound care (up to 6 weeks) and absorbable sutures are desired.

Manufacturer:

Ethicon

Active ingredient(s):

Irgacare MP (Triclosan) (a broad-spectrum antibacterial agent)

How is Ethicon PDS Plus Suture, Taper Point, CT-1, 27" Size 1, Box of 36 sold?

Box of 36

What special precautions are there?

Keep out of reach of children.

How can I store Ethicon PDS Plus Suture, Taper Point, CT-1, 27" Size 1, Box of 36?

Store in a dry and cool environment.

Overview

PDS Plus Antibacterial sutures are indicated for use in soft tissue approximation, including use in pediatric cardiovascular tissue where growth is expected to occur and ophthalmic surgery (other than contact with cornea and sclera). PDS Plus Antibacterial suture is not indicated in adult cardiovascular tissue, microsurgery, and neural tissue. These sutures are particularly useful where the combination of an absorbable suture and extended wound support (up to six weeks) is desirable.

Main Ingredients

Absobable Suture coated with Irgacare MP (triclosan), a broad-spectrum antibacterial agent

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