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Monomax®

Absorbable monofilament suture

Description
Monomax® is an extra long-term absorbable monofilament synthetic suture made of poly-4 hydroxybutyrate. Monomax® degrades by hydrolysis and enzymatic reaction and provides a predictable and reliable longterm absorption.

Advantages
  • Ideal degradation profile for abdominal wall closure
  • ”Shock-Z” – unique shock absorption profile
  • Unique handling features
  • Ideal adaptation to wound edges
Indication
  • Closure of the abdominal wall
Properties
  • Retention of 50 % tensile strength after 90 days
  • Retention of 0 % tensile strength after approx. 180 days
  • Complete mass absorption in around 13 months

Note
Sizes available USP 1 (metric 4), USP 0 (metric 3.5) and USP 2/0 (metric 3)

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