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Polyglycolic Acid (Polyglycolide) Summary

Description: A biocompatible polymer used as a surgical suture material.

Also Known As: Polyglycolide; Biofix; Dexon (Polyester); Dexon-S; Dexon S; DexonS; Poly(oxy(1-oxo-1,2-ethanediyl))

Networked: 302 relevant articles (20 outcomes, 43 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Polyglycolic Acid is Relevant

  1. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 4 outcomes 15 studies in 67 results
  2. Pneumothorax : 3 outcomes 1 study in 9 results
  3. Urinary Retention : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 3 results
  4. Pain (Aches) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 9 results
  5. Hemorrhage : 2 outcomes in 13 results
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Drugs Related to Polyglycolic Acid

  1. Prostaglandins A (PGA)
  2. Fibrin Tissue Adhesive (Fibrin Sealant)
  3. poly(lactide) (polylactide)
  4. poly(lactic acid) (polylactic acid)
  5. Collagen
  6. Thrombin
  7. Fibrinogen (Factor I)
  8. Phenobarbital (Luminal)
  9. tachocomb
  10. trypsin drug combination chymotrypsin
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Therapies Related to Polyglycolic Acid

  1. Stents
  2. Sutures (Suture)
  3. Laser Therapy (Surgery, Laser)
  4. Catheters
  5. Oral Surgery (Maxillofacial Surgery)
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