Coated VICRYL® (polyglactin 910) Suture

VICRYL Suture is a smooth, synthetic, absorbable suture that passes through tissue readily with minimal drag, and facilitates ease of handling, smooth tie down, and unsurpassed knot security.1

Coated VICRYL® (polyglactin 910) Suture

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*Measured by the Hollander Cosmesis Scale at 2 weeks after surgery and the Vancouver Scar Scale 6 and 12 months after surgery in a prospective, randomized controlled trial (N=60).

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2. Coated VICRYL® (polyglactin 910) Suture Instructions for Use. Ethicon, Inc.

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