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Luxcryl PDO (Polydioxanone) Synthetic absorbable surgical suture Polydioxanone Monofilament

Luxcryl PDO (Polydioxanone) Synthetic absorbable surgical suture Polydioxanone Monofilament

Luxcryl PDO (Polydioxanone)

Synthetic absorbable surgical suture Polydioxanone Monofilament

Type Monofilament
Composition Polydioxanone, a polymer made from polyester poly (p−dioxanone)
Coating None
Tissue reaction Minimal
Absortion The hydrolytic action by which the material is broken down results in total absorption in approximately 180 to 210 days. Approximately 50% of tensile strength remain after 42 days.
Tensile strength Post implantation 
28 days
42 days
56 days
Approximate % original strength remaining
70%
50%
20%
Suture colour Violet
Range USP 6/0 − 3&4
Indications Luxcryl PDO sutures are intended for use in general soft tissue closing; especially in general surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, ophthalmic surgery, orthopaedics, abdominal wall closure, gynaecology, plastic surgery, urology.