LINX PDO
Monofilament Polydioxanone

  • Smooth passage through tissue
  • Absorbed by hydrolysis in 180 to 210 days
  • Dyed violet for easy visibility
  • Combination of absorption and excellent support
  • Attached with unique PRIMIPASS coating needles

LINX PDO

Polydioxanone suture is the strongest available synthetic absorbable sutures for extended wound support. LINX PDO sutures are monofilament Polydioxanone sutures. Polydiaxanone suture is smooth, pliable with least memory. Its violet color imparts enhanced visibility.

PRODUCT: “LINX PDO” (POLYDIOXANONE SUTURE) absorbable Surgical Suture (Synthetic) Monofilament Polydioxanone sutures

MATERIAL USED: Monofilament Polydioxanone

COLOUR: Dark Violet

STERILIZATION: Ethylene Oxide gas

SHELF LIFE: 5 years

 

RECOMMENDED USAGE

  • Fascia closure
  • Pediatric Sternum closure where still growth has to occur
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Geriatric surgery

 

RANGE

  • Suture length available with needle: 75cms to 150cms
  • Needle lengths: 20mm to 50mm attached to various needle point profiles
  • Also available as LOOP suture in sizes 0 and 1 with 150cms length

ADVANTAGES

  • Polydioxanone sutures are particularly useful where the combination of an absorbable suture and extended support is desirable.
  • Predictable absorption
  • Smooth passage through tissue
  • Loop suture available
  • PRIMIPASS coated needle

 

ABSORPTION PROFILE

  • Wound Support: 5-6 Weeks
  • Mass Absorption: 180-210 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

0.174 to 0.180

0.88 to 1.2

1.5

4/0

0.150 to 0.199

0.95

0.231 to 0.241

1.7 to 2.0

2

3/0

0.200 to 0.249

1.77

0.297 to 0.315

2.2 to 2.5

3

2/0

0.300 to 0.339

2.68

0.364 to 0.374

3.5 to 4.0

3.5

0

0.350 to 0.399

3.90

0.437 to 0.448

4.4 to 5.1

4

1

0.400 to 0.499

5.08

0.524 to 0.535

5.4 to 6.5