Polyglycolic Acid, better known as PGA, is composed of polymers of glycolide acids
PGA surgical suture is coated to allow for easier passage through tissues with only minimal drag.
Petcryl PGA suture meet all the requirements established by the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) and the European Pharmacopoeia (EP) for Synthetic Absorbable Surgical Sutures.
Smooth tie down
A decreased tendency to irritate tissue
Greater tensile strength
Longer absorption period