Understanding PDO

  • Bongcheol Kim
  • Seungmin Oh
  • Wonsug Jung


The thread of PDO ingredient has been used as a suture for a long period and it is proved to be safe. It lasts long compared to Dexon and Vicryl and completely absorbs after 6 months and disappears from the body. Therefore, it has been used for closing the area which requires long tension.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bongcheol Kim
    • 1
  • Seungmin Oh
    • 2
  • Wonsug Jung
    • 3
  1. 1.Lamar Clinic Isu BranchSeoulSouth Korea
  2. 2.ON ClinicSeoulSouth Korea
  3. 3.Department of AnatomyGachon University College of MedicineIncheonSouth Korea

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