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MCAO sutures Diameter 0.37mm

MCAO sutures in this category of coated tip diameter 0.37 mm are suitable for MCAO models in animals within body weight range 280 +/- 20 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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 4-0 medium MCAO suture L12 PK10   403712PK10   4-0 medium MCAO suture L12 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 medium MCAO suture L12 reusable PK10   403712PK10Re   4-0 medium MCAO suture L12 reusable PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 medium MCAO suture L23 PK10   403723PK10   4-0 medium MCAO suture L23 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 medium MCAO suture L23 reusable PK10   403723PK10Re   4-0 medium MCAO suture L23 reusable PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 medium MCAO suture L34 PK10   403734PK10   4-0 medium MCAO suture L34 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 medium MCAO suture L34 reusable PK10   403734PK10Re   4-0 medium MCAO suture L34 reusable PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 medium MCAO suture L34 reusable PK5   403734PK5Re   4-0 medium MCAO suture L34 reusable PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 medium MCAO suture L45 PK10   403745PK10   4-0 medium MCAO suture L45 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 medium MCAO suture L45 reusable PK10   403745PK10Re   4-0 medium MCAO suture L45 reusable PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 medium MCAO suture L56 PK10   403756PK10   4-0 medium MCAO suture L56 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 medium MCAO suture L56 reusable PK10   403756PK10Re   4-0 medium MCAO suture L56 reusable PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 medium MCAO suture L56 reusable PK5   403756PK5Re   4-0 medium MCAO suture L56 reusable PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 medium MCAO suture L910 PK10   4037910PK10   4-0 medium MCAO suture L910 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 medium MCAO suture L910 reusable PK10   4037910PK10Re   4-0 medium MCAO suture L910 reusable PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L12 PK10   503712PK10   5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L12 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L12 PK5Re   503712PK5Re   5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L12 PK5Re   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L23 PK10   503723PK10   5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L23 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L23 PK5Re   503723PK5Re   5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L23 PK5Re   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L34 PK10   503734PK10   5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L34 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L34 PK5Re   503734PK5Re   5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L34 PK5Re   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L45 PK10   503745PK10   5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L45 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L45 PK5Re   503745PK5Re   5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L45 PK5Re   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L56 PK10   503756PK10   5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L56 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L56 PK5Re   503756PK5Re   5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L56 PK5Re   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L910 PK10   5037910PK10   5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L910 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L910 PK5Re   5037910PK5Re   5-0 large MCAO suture B2 L910 PK5Re   Please log in to see prices 
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