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Maxon is a sterile single-fiber thread, which is made from substances trimethylene carbonate, as well as a glycolic acid copolymer.

Indications of the maxson

Indication for the use of this tool is general surgery - the thread is used for soft tissue ligation or when ligating (this includes also cardiovascular operations in children and use in adults in the peripheral vascular region).

Resistance against aggressive conditions makes it possible to apply this agent to organs located in the biliopancreatoduodenal region, and in addition to repeated operations.

Release form

Available in sizes 0.5-5 m or 7-0 / 2 in the calculation of Yu.S.P. Ligatures have a length of 45-150 cm.


The thread dissolves by hydrolysis. After the implantation procedure, the yarn has a 75% strength during the first 2 weeks, then, until the end of the 3rd week, the strength is 65%, and by the end of the 4th week it is 50%.


Absorption rates are minimal, up to 60 days after implantation. The final resorption of the filament occurs after six months.


It is contraindicated to use in procedures on the tissues of the nerves, as well as in ophthalmic surgery or cardiosurgery operations.

Side effects of the maxson

The use of this agent can cause side effects such as allergy manifestations (in some patients) and transient local irritation at the site of the procedure, in which a transient inflammatory process is observed (as a response to a foreign object). Like other foreign objects, Maxon's thread is capable of provoking an aggravation of an already existing infectious process.

Storage conditions

Keep this material in a place where sunlight does not penetrate. Temperature values - not more than 20 ° C.

Shelf life

Maxon can be used in the period of 5 years from the date of manufacture of the material.

Last reviewed by: Aleksey Portnov , medical expert, on 01.06.2018
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