Covidien V Loc 180 Polyglycolic Barbed Sutures

Covidien V-LOC 180 Suture Device

The Covidien V-Loc 180 device is a barbed monofilament long- term absorbable suture with an absorption profile of 180 days. These sutures are composed of polyglyconate which is a copolymer of glycolic acid and trimethylene carbonate. These sutures are uncoated and available in the colours clear and green. Covidien V-Loc 180 devices are revolutionary wound closure devices which eliminate the need to tie a knot. Covidien V-Loc 180 device has the following properties –

  • Secure tension distribution over wound
  • Faster closure of wounds when compared to standard techniques of suturing
  • Secure knot tying eliminating the need of third hand.


  • The in- vivo tensile strength retention of Covidien V-Loc 180 suture is 80% at 7 days, 75% at 14 days, and 65% at 21 days. These sutures are frequently used in Inguinal Herniography , Nissen Fundoplication, Open Dermal Closure, Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy. Covidien V-Loc 180 Device can be used as an alternative to Maxon Sutures and PDS II Sutures. Covidien needle recommended for use with Covidien V-Loc 180 Device is Surgalloy. These sutures are manufactured in 3-0 USP to 0 USP.

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