KATSAN Absorbable Sutures

ALCALACTONE ® PGCL

Poly (glycolic acid (75%)-co-caprolactone (25%)

ALCALACTONE® sutures are synthetic absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are made of Polyglycolide and caprolactone.

ALCALACTONE® sutures are coloured D&G violet No: 2 or undyed (beige natural).  ALCALACTONE® sutures are presented in USP 6/0 - USP 2 gauge sizes in a variety of lengths from 10 cm to 150cm, as non-needled or attached to stainless steel needles of varying types and sizes.

$168.00 GST excl.

Single Box Price | 12 Sutures per Box

KATSAN Absorbable Sutures

ALCALACTONE ® PGCL

Poly (glycolic acid (75%)-co-caprolactone (25%)

Areas of usage:

Skin Closure, Gynaecology, Dermatology, Plastic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Urology, General Surgery, Ligations, General Soft Tissue Approximation and / or Ligation

Suture Details
1/2 Circle1/2 CircleReverse Cutting Edge
3/8 Circle3/8 CircleReverse Cutting Edge
3/8 Circle3/8 CircleReverse Cutting Edge
3/8 Circle3/8 CircleTaper Point
1/2 Circle1/2 CircleCutting Edge
3/8 Circle3/8 CircleCutting Edge
1/2 Circle1/2 CircleCutting Edge
1/2 Circle1/2 CircleCutting Edge
3/8 Circle3/8 CircleReverse Cutting Edge
3/8 Circle3/8 CircleCutting Edge
3/8 Circle3/8 CircleReverse Cutting Edge
1/2 Circle1/2 CircleCutting Edge
1/2 Circle1/2 CircleReverse Cutting Edge
3/8 Circle3/8 CircleReverse Cutting Edge
1/2 Circle1/2 CircleCutting Edge
1/2 Circle1/2 CircleReverse Cutting Edge
1/2 Circle1/2 CircleReverse Cutting Edge
Suture characteristics
Absorbable Monofilament Synthetic
Chemical structure
Poly (glycolic Acid 75% -co-caprolactone (25%) synthetic, absorbable, surgical suture
Coating
Colour
Violet - Undyed
Wound support
21 Days
Absorbtion
~ 90-120 days
Tensile strength
1st week ~ 60-70% | 2nd week ~ 30-40% wound support
USP range
6/0 - 2
Sterilization characteristics
EO (Ethylene Oxide)
Product characteristics
Excellent tensile strength, excellent knot tying, minimum tissue reaction
Packaging
In aluminum foil packages, with needle or without needle
Needle types
Taper point, reverse cutting, taper cut, blunt point, diamond, spatula, straight
Suture lengths
10 to 150 cm

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