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Polydioxanone MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Polydioxanone
Tree Number(s)
D05.750.728.700
D25.130.650
D25.720.728.700
J01.637.051.130.650
J01.637.051.720.728.700
Unique ID
D016687
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016687
Scope Note
An absorbable suture material used also as ligating clips, as pins for internal fixation of broken bones, and as ligament reinforcement for surgically managed ligament injuries. Its promising characteristics are elasticity, complete biodegradability, and lack of side effects such as infections.
Entry Term(s)
Absolok
PDS II (Ethicon)
Registry Number
31621-87-1
CAS Type 1 Name
Poly(oxy(1-oxo-1,2-ethanediyl)oxy-1,2-ethanediyl)
Previous Indexing
Polyesters (1977-1991)
Sutures (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92; POLYDIOXANONE was indexed under POLYESTERS 1979-91
Online Note
use POLYDIOXANONE (NM) to search POLYDIOXANONE 1981-91
History Note
92; was POLYDIOXANONE (NM) 1979-91
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/01/25
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Polydioxanone Preferred
PDS II (Ethicon) Narrower
Absolok Narrower
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