ALCALACTINE® sutures are synthetic absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are composed of a copolymer made from 90% glycolide and 10% L-lactic acid. The braided structure of the suture is coated with a mixture of Calcium Stearate and Polyglycolic Acid (30%) - lactic acid (70%).
ALCALACTINE® RAPID sutures are colored violet or undyed (natural beige). ALCALACTINE® RAPID 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:
Urology, Ophthalmic Surgery, Superficial Soft Tissue Approximation, Odontology, Gynaecology, Paediatric Surgery. Coated multifilament – minimum wound trauma, minimum capillarity ease of knot tying and adjustability.