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Polyglactin 910 MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


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Polyglactin 910
Tree Number(s)
D05.750.728.772
D25.720.728.772
J01.637.051.720.728.772
Unique ID
D011098
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011098
Scope Note
A polyester used for absorbable sutures & surgical mesh, especially in ophthalmic surgery. 2-Hydroxy-propanoic acid polymer with polymerized hydroxyacetic acid, which forms 3,6-dimethyl-1,4-dioxane-dione polymer with 1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione copolymer of molecular weight about 80,000 daltons.
Entry Term(s)
Dimethyldioxanedione Polymer with Dioxanedione Polymer
Dioxanedione Polymer with Dimethyldioxanedione Polymer
Glycolic-Lactic Acid Polyester
Poly(Glycolide Lactide)Copolymer
Poly(Lactide-Co-Glycolide)
Poly(Lactide-Co-Glycoside)
Polygalactin 910
Polyglactin
Vicryl
Registry Number
34346-01-5
Related Numbers
26780-50-7
CAS Type 1 Name
Propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, polymer with hydroxyacetic acid
Previous Indexing
Polymers (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under POLYMERS 1979-90
History Note
91(79); was see under POLYMERS 1979-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/12/09
Revision Date
2016/06/28
Polyglactin 910 Preferred
Vicryl Narrower
Poly(Lactide-Co-Glycoside) Broader
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