ALCALACTINE® sutures are synthetic absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are composed of a copolymer made from 90% glycolide and 10% L-lactic acid. The coating of the suture consists of a mixture of Calcium Stearate and Poly (glycolic Acid (30%) - lactic acid (70%).
ALCALACTINE® sutures are coloured FDA approved D&C violet No:2 or undyed (natural beige). ALCALACTINE® 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.
Areas of usage:
General Surgery, Ophthalmic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Gynaecology, Urology, Skin Closure, Orthopaedic Surgery, General Soft Tissue Approximation and/or Ligation