ALCALENE® sutures are synthetic non-absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are composed of isotactic crystalize polypropylene polymer of high molecular weight. Suture is pigmented blue to enhance visibility.
ALCALENE® sutures are presented in USP 6/0 - USP 2 gauge sizes in a variety of lengths from 10cm to 150cm, as non-needled or attached to stainless steel needles of varying types and sizes.
Areas of usage:
High Fatigue strength against multi-bending Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Skin Closures, Cardiovascular Surgery (cardiac prothesis [artificial heart] or vascular anastomosis, Ophthalmic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurology, Microsurgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Gynaecology, Hernia, General Soft Tissue Approximation and/or Ligation.