RAPID VIPRONE
Braided & Coated Polyglycolic Acid

  • Faster absorption, reduces pain & discomfort
  • Predictable absorption
  • Excellent knot sliding & knot security
  • Attached with unique PRIMIPASS coating needles
  • Available undyed

RAPID VIPRONE

Fast absorbable polyglycolic acid sutures are made up of braided and coated polyglycolic, meant for faster absorption. RAPID VIPRONE is recommended only when faster absorption is desired. The higher homo-polymer of glycolide, is reduced to simpler polymer for fast absorptions.
PRODUCT:“RAPID VIPRONE” (FAST ABSORBABALE POLYGLYCOLIC SUTURES)” absorbable Surgical Suture U.S.P (Synthetic) Polyglycolic acid sutures
MATERIAL USED: Coated and braided Polyglycolic acid
COLOR: Undyed
COATING: Calcium Stearate and Polycaprolactone
STERILIZATION: Ethylene Oxide gas
SHELF LIFE: 5 years
 
RECOMMENDED USAGE
•    Gynecology / Obstetrics (specially recommended for episiotomies)
•    Odontology (e. g. oral mucosa)
•    Pediatric surgery
•    Cuticular closure
•    VIPRONE suture is suture of choice in oral and scalp wounds, episiotomy surgery, closure of laceration under cast. Etc.
 
RANGE
•    U.S.P. sizes 4-0 to 1
•    Length available with needle: 45cms to 140cms and
•    Needle lengths: 22mm to 37 mm attached to various needle point profiles

ADVANTAGES
•    RAPID VIPRONE is absorbed by hydrolysis.
•    While VIPRONE gets absorbed within 60-90 days and RAPID VIPRONE gets absorbed within 42 days.
•    Excellent knot slide.
•    Placement of full thickness skin grafts without the need for suture removal.
•    PRIMIPASS coated needle.

ABSORPTION PROFILE
•    Wound Support: 7-10 Days
•    Mass Absorption: 40-42 Days


Physical Properties:

Metric Size

USP Size

USP Specs.

LinxObere Test Readings

Diameter (mm)

Standard Knot Pull Tensile Strength (Kgs)*

Diameter (mm)

Standard Knot Pull Tensile Strength

(Kgs)*

1

5/0

0.100 to 0.149

0.68

0.135 to 0.145

0.9 to 1.1

1.5

4/0

0.150 to 0.199

0.95

0.170 to 0.195

1.3 to 1.6

2

3/0

0.200 to 0.249

1.77

0.225 to 0.240

2.4 to 3.1

3

2/0

0.300 to 0.339

2.68

0.325 to 0.335

3.2 to 4.3

3.5

0

0.350 to 0.399

3.90

0.378 to 0.385

4.6 to 5.3

4

1

0.400 to 0.499

5.08

0.460 to 0.485

5.9 to 7.5

5

2

0.500 to 0.599

6.35

0.530 to 0.550

7.5 to 10.0