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MCAO sutures Diameter 0.21mm

MCAO sutures in this category of coated tip diameter 0.21 mm are suitable for MCAO models in animals within body weight range 22 +/- 2 grams.

Coating lengths are available from 1-2 mm to 9-10 mm. A super long coating length from 10 mm to 15 mm may also be possible through special request to Doccol. The most commonly purchased MCAO sutures have coating lengths of 5-6 mm and 4-5 mm. A shorter coating length leaves more bare surface area on the MCAO suture, which makes the surgeon feel easier to handle it. However, a shorter coating length may increase the chance of incomplete occlusion in inexperienced hands. If the coated part of the MCAO suture passes over the origin of MCA, the blood from the posterior circulation may reach MCA through the residue space around the uncoated part of the MCAO suture. A longer coating length may increase the chance of complete occlusion; however, its increased contacting area with endothelial cells may cause more traction force on those contacted endothelial cells. Such traction may cause endothelial cell damage when you withdraw the MCAO suture for reperfusion. In a summary, a shorter length may be good for reperfusion while longer length good for permanent occlusion; and the selection of the coating length will depend on your own study design, lab setting, and your surgical skill.

Regular monofilaments are designed for just one time use for most common experiments, and are not recommended for repeated use. Reusable MCAO sutures are specially designed and manufactured such that they have a more uniformed coating surface and a more rigid bare filament, which make them maintaining their shapes better after their initial use than the disposable ones do. They are designed to use twice and may be ideal for the in vivo efficacy study by using paired-controls, in which the paired animals have the same body weight and use the same monofilament. Such a use of paired-controls may drastically increase the consistence of infarction volume. In a catalog number “Re” stands for reusable.

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 6-0 fine MCAO suture L12 PK10   602112PK10   6-0 fine MCAO suture L12 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 6-0 fine MCAO suture L12 Re PK10   602112PK10Re   6-0 fine MCAO suture L12 Re PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 6-0 fine MCAO suture L23 PK10   602123PK10   6-0 fine MCAO suture L23 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 6-0 fine MCAO suture L23 Re PK10   602123PK10Re   6-0 fine MCAO suture L23 Re PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 6-0 fine MCAO suture L23 Re PK5   602123PK5Re   6-0 fine MCAO suture L23 Re PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 6-0 fine MCAO suture L34 PK10   602134PK10   6-0 fine MCAO suture L34 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 6-0 fine MCAO suture L34 Re PK10   602134PK10Re   6-0 fine MCAO suture L34 Re PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 6-0 fine MCAO suture L34 Re PK5   602134PK5Re   6-0 fine MCAO suture L34 Re PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 6-0 fine MCAO suture L45 PK10   602145PK10   6-0 fine MCAO suture L45 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 6-0 fine MCAO suture L45 Re PK10   602145PK10Re   6-0 fine MCAO suture L45 Re PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 6-0 fine MCAO suture L45 Re PK5   602145PK5Re   6-0 fine MCAO suture L45 Re PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 6-0 fine MCAO suture L56 PK10   602156PK10   6-0 fine MCAO suture L56 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 6-0 fine MCAO suture L56 Re PK10   602156PK10Re   6-0 fine MCAO suture L56 Re PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 6-0 fine MCAO suture L56 Re PK5   602156PK5Re   6-0 fine MCAO suture L56 Re PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 6-0 fine MCAO suture L910 PK10   6021910PK10   6-0 fine MCAO suture L910 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 6-0 fine MCAO suture L910 Re PK10   6021910PK10Re   6-0 fine MCAO suture L910 Re PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 6-0 fine MCAO suture L910 Re PK5   6021910PK5Re   6-0 fine MCAO suture L910 Re PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 7-0 large MCAO suture L56 PK5   702156PK5   7-0 large MCAO suture L56 PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 7-0 large MCAO suture Re L12 PK5   702112PK5Re   7-0 large MCAO suture Re L12 PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 7-0 large MCAO suture Re L23 PK5   702123PK5Re   7-0 large MCAO suture Re L23 PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 7-0 large MCAO suture Re L34 PK5   702134PK5Re   7-0 large MCAO suture Re L34 PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 7-0 large MCAO suture Re L45 PK5   702145PK5Re   7-0 large MCAO suture Re L45 PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 7-0 large MCAO suture Re L56 PK5   702156PK5Re   7-0 large MCAO suture Re L56 PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 7-0 large MCAO suture Re L910 PK5   7021910PK5Re   7-0 large MCAO suture Re L910 PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 8-0 large MCAO suture L12 PK5   802112PK5   8-0 large MCAO suture L12 PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 8-0 large MCAO suture L23 PK5   802123PK5   8-0 large MCAO suture L23 PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 8-0 large MCAO suture L34 PK5   802134PK5   8-0 large MCAO suture L34 PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 8-0 large MCAO suture L45 PK5   802145PK5   8-0 large MCAO suture L45 PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 8-0 large MCAO suture L56 PK5   802156PK5   8-0 large MCAO suture L56 PK5   Please log in to see prices 
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