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Polyglycolic Acid (PGA) is a sterile absorbable synthetic, multifilament suture composed of glycolic acid. The yarns are braided and coated with a blend of polycaprolate, copolymer of caprolactone and glycolide and calcium stearate. The PGA suture is available in violet from sizes: usp 8/0~usp2.
Polyglycolic Acid (PGA) suture retain 70% of their tensile strength by the 2nd week and 50% by the 3rd week. After which absorption by hydrolysis begins, where the polymer degrades to glycolic acid, which is absorbed totally by the body between 60-90 days.