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Absorbable

Material

Construction

Color

App. Strength Retention
Profile

Absorption
Profile

PDM™

Coated
Polydioxanone (PDO)
Synthetic Absorbable

Monofilament

Violet / Undyed (Clear)

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

180 - 240 days

Vilet™*

Coated Polyglactin (PGLA) 90-10 Synthetic Absorbable

Braided / Monofilament

Violet / Undyed (Natural)

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

60 - 90 days

Vilet Q

Coated Polyglactin (PGLA) 90-10 Synthetic
Fast Absorbable

Braided

Violet / Undyed (Natural)

67% @ 5 days
56% @ 10 days
17.4% @ 14 days
0% @ 21 days

42 days

Vilet Plus™

*vet use only

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

Braided / Monofilament

Violet / Undyed (Natural)

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 / Undyed (Natural)

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

80 - 120 days

Chromic Gut

*vet use only

Beef Serosa or Sheep Submucosa

Monofilament

Brown / Blue (Dyed)

0% @ 21 - 28 days

90 days

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-Absorbable

Material

Construction

Color

 

 

RiverPro™

Polypropylene

Monofilament

Blue / Clear

 

 

Riverlon™

Nylon 6

Monofilament

Blue / Black / Green / Undyed (Clear)

 

 

Rivermid™

Nylon 6

Braided

White

 

 

Silk

Silk

Braided

Black / White

 

 

Riverbond™

Polyester

Braided

Green / White

 

 

VisiPro™

*vet use only
Fluorescent Polypropylene Monofilament Rocket Red

 

 

HS Fiber™

Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene

Braided

Main Color / Tracer Color (s):
White / White,
White / Black,
White / Blue,
White / Green
White / Blue / Blue / Black

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cassettes

Material

Construction

Color

Strength Retention
Profile

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

0% @ 21 - 28 days

90 days

VisiPro™

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.