ALCASORB® sutures are synthetic absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are made of Polyglycolic Acid. The braided structure of the suture is coated. The coating material of the coated suture consists of a mixture of Calcium Stearate and Polycaprolactone. In order to ease of operation ALCASORB® sutures are colored violet or undyed (natural, beige).
ALCASORB® sutures are presented in USP 6/0 - USP 3 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:
Skin Closure, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Wound Closure at Paediatric Surgery, Gynaecology, Ophthalmic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Urology, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Ligation, Oral Surgery, Veterinary