Damadioxanone

Composition Poly(P-dioxanone)
Construction Monofilament
Coating None
In vitro retention of strength More than 65% at 4 weeks
Tissue Reaction Non-antigenic, non-pyrogenic and elicits only a mild tissue reaction during the absorption process
Absorption Time Completely absorbed in 180 to 240 days
Sterilization  Ethylene Oxide
Available in Sizes 6-0, 5-0, 4-0, 3-0, 2-0, 0, 1,2
Colour Violet and Undyed
  • Ideal for internal tissues where a long lasting, absorbable suture is preferable
  • Very high initial tensile strength and excellent pliability
  • Smooth passage through tissue and lesser reactivity