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Catgut: from submucosal layer of sheep intestine. Hydrolysed by proteolytic enzymes within 60 days. Tensile strength lost within 10 days. Prolonged by chromatization.Vicryl/Dexon: synthetic. Minimal tissue reaction. ...

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