Q-Close Synth Fast

ABSORBABLE SURGICAL SUTURE COATED POLYGLACTIN 910

Material polymer

Polyglactin 910 (90% glycolide and 10% lactide)

Structure

Multifilament, braided

Suture type

Synthetic, Absorbable

Coating

Polyglactin 370 (30% glycolide and 70% lactide) and calcium stearate

Colour

Undyed

Gauge sizes available

U.S.P. 6/0 to 0 (Metric 0.7 to 3.5)

Tensile strength retention

Days post implantation 
– 7 days

Approximate % of tensile strength retained 
– 50%

Mass absorption

By hydrolysis. Absorption is essentially complete by 42 days.

Sterilisation method

Ethylene oxide

Indications

Q-close™ Synth Fast is indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation where only short term wound support is required and where rapid absorption of the suture would be beneficial. Due to the rapid absorption profile, Q-close™ Synth Fast is useful for skin closure, particularly in paediatric surgery, episiotomies, circumcision and closure of oral mucosa.

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