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KATSAN Absorbable Sutures

ALCALACTINE® PGLA

Poly (glycolic acid (90%)-co-lactic acid (10%)

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.

$168.00 GST excl.
Single Box Price | 12 Sutures per Box
C0420Z4T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 2/0, 20mm, 1/2, Reverse Cutting, 75cm, Dyed In Stock (10+)
C0425Z3T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 2/0, 25mm, 1/2, Cutting Edge, 75cm, Dyed Low Stock
C0516Z1T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 3/0, 16mm, 1/2, Taper Point, 75cm, Dyed In Stock (10+)
C0518Z3T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 3/0, 18mm, 1/2, Cutting Edge, 75cm, Dyed In Stock (10+)
C0520V4T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 3/0, 20mm, 3/8, Reverse Cutting, 75cm, Dyed In Stock (10+)
C0520V4T75U ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 3/0, 20mm, 3/8, Reverse Cutting, 75cm, Undyed Low Stock
C0522V3T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 3/0, 22mm, 3/8, Cutting Edge, 75cm, Dyed In Stock (10+)
C0522V3T75U ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 3/0, 22mm, 3/8, Cutting Edge, 75cm, Undyed In Stock (10+)
C0526Z1T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 3/0, 26mm, 1/2, Taper Point, 75cm, Dyed In Stock (10+)
C0526V3T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 3/0, 26mm, 3/8, Cutting Edge, 75cm, Dyed Low Stock
C0526V4T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 3/0, 26mm, 3/8, Reverse Cutting, 75cm, Dyed Low Stock
C0617Z1T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 4/0, 17mm, 1/2, Taper Point, 75cm, Dyed In Stock (10+)
C0618Z1T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 4/0, 18mm, 1/2, Taper Point, 75cm, Dyed Low Stock
C0619V3T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 4/0, 19mm, 3/8, Cutting Edge, 75cm, Dyed Low Stock
C0620Z3T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 4/0, 20mm, 1/2, Cutting Edge, 75cm, Dyed Low Stock
C0620V4T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 4/0, 20mm, 3/8, Reverse Cutting, 75cm, Dyed In Stock (10+)
C0620V4T75U ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 4/0, 20mm, 3/8, Reverse Cutting, 75cm, Undyed In Stock (10+)
C0622Z3T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 4/0, 22mm, 1/2, Cutting Edge, 75cm, Dyed Low Stock
C0622V3T75U ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 4/0, 22mm, 3/8, Cutting Edge, 75cm, Undyed In Stock (10+)
C0713Z3T75U ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 5/0, 13mm, 1/2, Cutting Edge, 75cm, Undyed In Stock (10+)
C0713V3T75U ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 5/0, 13mm, 3/8, Cutting Edge, 75cm, Undyed In Stock (10+)
C0716Z3T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 5/0, 16mm, 1/2, Cutting Edge, 75cm, Dyed Low Stock
C0718V4T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 5/0, 18mm, 3/8, Reverse Cutting, 75cm, Dyed In Stock (10+)
C0718V1T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 5/0, 18mm, 3/8, Taper Point, 75cm, Dyed Low Stock
C0818V4T75 ALCALACTINE® PGLA - PGLA, USP 6/0, 18mm, 3/8, Reverse Cutting, 75cm, Dyed In Stock (10+)
Suture characteristics Absorbable Multifiament
Chemical structure 90% glycolide and 10% L-lactic acid synthetic, absorbable, braided surgical suture
Coating Poly (glycolide-co-L-lactide) and Calcium Sterate
Colour Violet - Undyed
Wound support ~30 days
Absorbtion ~56 - 70 days
Tensile Strength 2nd week ~75% | 3rd week ~ 40-50% wound support
USP range 6/0 - 2
Sterilization Characteristics EO (Ethylene Oxide)
Product characteristics Excellent tensile strength, excellent knot tying, minimum tissue reaction
Packaging In aluminum foil packages, with needle or without needle
Needle types Taper point, reverse cutting, taper cut, blunt point, diamond, spatula, straight
Suture Lengths 10 to 150cm

General Surgery, Ophthalmic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Gynaecology, Urology, Skin Closure, Orthopaedic Surgery, General Soft Tissue Approximation and/or Ligation

         

  

            

                 

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