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MCAO sutures Diameter 0.41mm

MCAO sutures in this category of coated tip diameter 0.41 mm are suitable for MCAO models in animals within body weight range 360 +/- 30 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 large MCAO suture L12 PK10   404112PK10   4-0 large MCAO suture L12 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 large MCAO suture L12 reusable PK10   404112PK10Re   4-0 large MCAO suture L12 reusable PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 large MCAO suture L23 PK10   404123PK10   4-0 large MCAO suture L23 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 large MCAO suture L23 reusable PK10   404123PK10Re   4-0 large MCAO suture L23 reusable PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 large MCAO suture L34 PK10   404134PK10   4-0 large MCAO suture L34 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 large MCAO suture L34 reusable PK10   404134PK10Re   4-0 large MCAO suture L34 reusable PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 large MCAO suture L45 PK10   404145PK10   4-0 large MCAO suture L45 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 large MCAO suture L45 reusable PK10   404145PK10Re   4-0 large MCAO suture L45 reusable PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 large MCAO suture L56 PK10   404156PK10   4-0 large MCAO suture L56 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 large MCAO suture L56 reusable PK10   404156PK10Re   4-0 large MCAO suture L56 reusable PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 large MCAO suture L56 reusable PK5   404156PK5Re   4-0 large MCAO suture L56 reusable PK5   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 large MCAO suture L910 PK10   4041910PK10   4-0 large MCAO suture L910 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 4-0 large MCAO suture L910 reusable PK10   4041910PK10Re   4-0 large MCAO suture L910 reusable PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 Max MCAO suture L12 PK10   504112PK10   5-0 Max MCAO suture L12 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 Max MCAO suture L12 PK5Re   504112PK5Re   5-0 Max MCAO suture L12 PK5Re   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 Max MCAO suture L23 PK10   504123PK10   5-0 Max MCAO suture L23 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 Max MCAO suture L23 PK5Re   504123PK5Re   5-0 Max MCAO suture L23 PK5Re   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 Max MCAO suture L34 PK10   504134PK10   5-0 Max MCAO suture L34 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 Max MCAO suture L34 PK5Re   504134PK5Re   5-0 Max MCAO suture L34 PK5Re   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 Max MCAO suture L45 PK10   504145PK10   5-0 Max MCAO suture L45 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 Max MCAO suture L45 PK5Re   504145PK5Re   5-0 Max MCAO suture L45 PK5Re   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 Max MCAO suture L56 PK10   504156PK10   5-0 Max MCAO suture L56 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 Max MCAO suture L56 PK5Re   504156PK5Re   5-0 Max MCAO suture L56 PK5Re   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 Max MCAO suture L910 PK10   5041910PK10   5-0 Max MCAO suture L910 PK10   Please log in to see prices 
 5-0 Max MCAO suture L910 PK5Re   5041910PK5Re   5-0 Max MCAO suture L910 PK5Re   Please log in to see prices 
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