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MonoPlus®

Absorbable monofilament suture

Description
MonoPlus® is a violet long-term absorbable synthetic monofilament suture made of polydioxanone. MonoPlus® offers good handling combined with great strength.
Because of its slow degradation profile, MonoPlus® is ideal for all the indications where an extended wound support of more than 4 weeks is desirable.

Advantages
  • High knot tensile strength
  • Outstanding strength retention for extended wound support
  • Very flexible
  • Pliable and easy to knot
  • Smooth passage through tissue
Indication
  • Orthopaedics (tendons, joint capsule)
  • Paediatric cardiovascular surgery
  • General surgery
  • Abdominal wall closure
Properties
  • Retention of 50% knot tensile strength after 35 days (bigger USP 3/0) and 28 days (smaller USP 4/0)
  • Complete mass absorption in 180 to 210 days

Note
Sizes available USP 7/0 (0.5 metric) to USP 2 (5 metric)

Clinical Evidence