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Proxy Biomedical Develops High Strength Resorbable Suture for Ortho, Sports Medicine Applications

Proxy Biomedical, a designer, developer and manufacturer of biomaterial solutions for medical implants, has developed high strength resorbable USP 2 suture for fracture and soft tissue repair applications.

The multifilament PGA suture features an average knot-pull, tensile value of >110N and straight tensile strength of 185N, exceeding the minimum knot-pull textile requirements of 62.3N for a USP 2 classification.

Source: Proxy Biomedical

Proxy Biomedical has also developed Bio-XT, a strength-enhancing proprietary processing technology used to form non-metallic medical implants, such as orthopaedic screws.