Absorbable Sutures

 

  • Dolphin Sutures manufactures full range of absorbable sutures (also called as resorbable sutures and dissolvable sutures) suitable for various needs of surgery from U.S.P. size 2 to 6-0.
  • Both natural and synthetic absorbable sutures are available.
  • Sutures with varied absorption periods like rapid absorption, regular and extended absorption is also available.
  • Further mono-filament sutures like Poliglecaprone and Polydioxanone sutures have been introduced to provide surgeons with a broad choice of sutures.

 

Below is a graphical representation of the comparison between various absorbable sutures on properties such as tensile strength of the sutures, the period within which suture fully absorbs in the body, ease of knotting / knot security and tissue friendliness of each absorbable suture material.

 

Tensile Strength
  • Polyglactin
  • PGA suture
  • Rapid
  • PDS
  • Poliglecaprone
  • Chromic
  • Plain
Absorption (days)
  • Polyglactin55-65
  • PGA suture60-75
  • Rapid40-45
  • PDS180-210
  • Poliglecaprone90-120
  • Chromic75-90
  • Plain60-70
Knotting
  • Polyglactin
  • PGA suture
  • Rapid
  • PDS
  • Poliglecaprone
  • Chromic
  • Plain
Tissue Friendly
  • Polyglactin
  • PGA suture
  • Rapid
  • PDS
  • PGCL
  • Chromic
  • Plain

 

Below, you can find the list of absorbable sutures manufactured by Dolphin Sutures:-

Antibacterial Sutures - Chlorhexidine sutures
Antibacterial Sutures Dolphin Sutures manufactures antibacterial polyglactin 910 suture with broad spectrum antibacterial agent Chlorhexidine.   Chlorhexidine's antimicrobial effects are associated with the attractions between chlorhexldine and negatively charged bacterial cells. After chlorhexidine is absorbed onto the organism's cell wall, it...more on Antibacterial Sutures
Polyglactin Sutures | Petcryl 910
PETCRYL 910 - Polyglactin 910 Suture Petcryl 910 is the brand name of Polyglactin 910 sutures made by Dolphin Sutures. Dolphin Sutures is the first Indian brand to introduce Polyglactin sutures in India.    Polyglactin suture is a braided and coated synthetic absorbable suture and is a co-polymer of 90% Glycolide and 10% L-lactide. Polyglactin...more on Polyglactin Sutures
Polyglactin Rapid Sutures | Petcryl 910 Fast
PETCRYL 910 FAST - Polyglactin Rapid Suture Petcryl 910 Fast is the brand name of quick absorbing Polyglactin 910 sutures made by Dolphin Sutures. Dolphin Sutures is the first Indian brand to introduce Polyglactin sutures in India.   Petcryl Fast suture is a braided and coated synthetic absorbable suture and is a co-polymer of 90% Glycolide and...more on Polyglactin Rapid Sutures
Catgut Sutures | Progut
PROGUT - Catgut Sutures Progut is the brand name of catgut sutures manufactured by Dolphin Sutures. Catgut suture a natural absorbable suture and is obtained by longitudinally slitting the intestinal submucosa of sheep and goat, twisting the ribbons and joining them in wet condition giving monofilament finish.   Catgut chromic sutures are...more on Catgut Chromic Sutures
PGA Sutures | Petcryl
PETCRYL - PGA Suture Petcryl is the brand name of PGA sutures manufactured by Dolphin Sutures. Petcryl is made from 100% Glycolide popularly known as PGA Sutures or polyglycolic acid sutures. Dolphin Sutures is the first Indian brand to launch Polyglycolic Acid Sutures in India in the year 1997.   PGA suture is an ideal and time tested...more on PGA Sutures | Polyglycolic Acid Sutures
Polydioxanone Sutures | Duracryl
DURACRYL - PDS Suture Duracryl is the brand name of polydioxanone sutures manufactured by Dolphin Sutures. Polydioxanone suture is a sterile monofilament synthetic absorbable suture composed of the polyester, poly (p-dioxanone).   Polydioxanone suture provides wound support for longer period as compared to other synthetic absorbable sutures....more on Polydioxanone Sutures
Catgut Plain Sutures | Progut
  PROGUT - Catgut Plain Suture Progut is the brand name of catgut sutures manufactured by Dolphin Sutures. Catgut suture a natural absorbable suture and is obtained by longitudinally slitting the intestinal submucosa of sheep and goat, twisting the ribbons and joining them in wet condition giving monofilament finish.   Catgut plain sutures are...more on Catgut Plain Sutures
Poliglecaprone Sutures | Petcryl Mono
PETCRYL MONO - Poliglecaprone 25 Suture Petcryl Mono is the brand name of Poliglecaprone 25 sutures manufactured by Dolphin Sutures. Poliglecaprone suture is monofilament synthetic absorbable suture which is a copolymer of glycolide and caprolactone.   Petcryl Mono has low tissue reactivity and maintains 50 to 60% in-vivo tensile strength at 7...more on Poliglecaprone Sutures