Surgical Suture - PDS

Surgical Suture - PDS

  • Suture Name - PDS
  • Construction - Monofilament
  • Strength - Size 4-0 and smaller 60% @ 2 weeks, 40% @ 4 weeks, and 35% @ 6 weeks
    Size 3-0 and larger 80% @ 2 weeks, 70% @ 4 weeks, and 60% @ 6 weeks
  • Absorption - 183 - 238 days
  • Color - Clear or Violet
  • Additional Info - PDS is a long lasting absorbable monofilament suture for soft tissue approximation, it is commonly used to approximate fascia in open abdominal cases.