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Riverpoint Absorbable
Sutures

Material

Construction

Color

App. Strength Retention
Profile

App. Absorption
Profile

PDM™

Coated
Polydioxanone (PDO)
Synthetic Absorbable

Monofilament

Violet

75-95% @ 14 days
65-90% @ 28 days

180 - 240 days

Vilet™*

Coated Polyglactin (PGLA) 90-10 Synthetic Absorbable

Braided / Monofilament

Violet

81% @ 14 days
58% @ 21 days
25% @ 28 days
0% @ 35-42 days

60 - 90 days

Vilet Plus™

Coated Anti-Microbial Polyglactin (PGLA) 90-10 Synthetic Absorbable

Braided / Monofilament

Violet

81% @ 14 days
58% @ 21 days
25% @ 28 days
0% @ 35-42 days

60 - 90 days

Mono Q™

Poly Glycolide Cocaprolactone (PGCL)
Synthetic Absorbable

Monofilament

Violet

25-40% @ 14 days
0% @ 28-35 days

80 - 120 days

Rivermid™

Nylon 6

Braided

White

   

Chromic Gut

Beef Serosa or Sheep Submucosa

Monofilament

Brown

21 - 28 days

90 days

VisiPro™

Fluorescent Polypropylene Monofilament Rocket Red    
*Vilet™ (PGLA) is a CE certified material that is approved for implant outside the United States. It is currently not available in the United States except for Vet Use Only. Vilet™ II (PGA) is approved and available in the United States for human implant.