Monolac monofilament absorbable sutures | Vitrex – Eagle Dental Burs

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Monolac monofilament absorbable sutures 24/pk



Monolac monofilament sutures by Vitrex are a mid-term absorbable and synthetic. They are made of glycolide and ε-Caprolactone. They are excellent for all indications, when a mid-term monofilament is needed.

The material is degraded into adipic acid, which is completely metabolised in the body. The process begins with a loss of tensile strength, followed by a loss of mass at a later stage. During absorption the material elicits only a very slight inflammation.

Similar in quality to Glycolon Absorbable Sutures! Indications:

General soft tissue approximation and/or ligation in all specialties, where an absorbable material is indicated.


Monolac monofilament should not be used in tissues subject to expansion, stretching or distension, or which might require long-term mechanical support.

Structure: Monofilament

Absorption method: Hydrolysis

Strength Retention Profile:


1 day - 60%

7 days - 30% 

14 days - 30% 

Mass Absorption profile: 90 – 120 days

Needle Type: 3/8 Reverse Cutting

Each pack contains 24 sterile ready-to-use sutures with a needle

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