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Astralen / Polyester
Green braided

Material type

Polyester

Structure

Braided, coated

Coating material

Wax, silicone

USP size & colour

7-0 to -5- green ; 7-0 to -5- white

Characteristics

Used a lot for cardiac valve replacement with
PTFE Pledgets ; Smooth tissue passage ;
Excellent knot security ; Easy to handle

Shelf life

5 years

Packaging

1/2 dozen (with pledgets) ; 1 dozen or 3 dozen boxes