ALCASILK® sutures are non-absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are produced of an organic protein called fibroin. This organic protein is derived from the domesticated species Bombyx mori of the family Bombyciade. Braided ALCASILK® sutures are processed to remove the natural oil and viscous. ALCASILK® sutures are dyed black and coated silicone or paraffin wax.
ALCASILK® sutures are presented in USP 6/0 - USP 2 gauge sizes in a variety of lengths from 10 cm to 150 cm, as non-needled or attached to stainless steel needles of varying types and sizes.
Areas of usage:
Oral Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery, Ligations, Ophthalmic Surgery, General Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Gynaecology, Neurology, General Soft Tissue Approximation and/or Ligation