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PGAR Absorbable Sutures
Polyglycolic Acid Rapid
ALCASORB® RAPID sutures are synthetic absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are made of Polyglycolic Acid. The braid structure of the suture is coated. Coated suture is prepared by Calcium Stearate and Polycaprolactone structure.
ALCASORB® RAPID sutures when implanted into a living organism, it is absorbed by that organism and cause no undue tissue irritation. ALCASORB® RAPID sutures have been found to be non-antigenic, non- pyrogenic and elicit only a mild tissue reaction during absorption. ALCASORB® RAPID sutures meet all requirements for synthetic absorbable surgical sutures specified at the European Pharmacopoeia (EP) and United States Pharmacopoeia (USP).
ALCASORB® RAPID sutures are undyed (natural, beige). ALCASORB® RAPID sutures have been 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.
ALCASORB® RAPID sutures are available as sterile, braided and undyed (natural) strands in sizes USP 6/0 through USP 2 (metric sizes 0.7 – 5), in a variety of lengths, with or without various needles.
Products are presented in suture boxes with 12 pieces, 24 pieces or 36 pieces.
Absorbable, multifilament, coated, violet
Absorbable, multifilament, coated, undyed (beige)
100% Polyglycolic Acid, synthetic, absorbable, braided surgical suture
Polycaprolactone and Calcium Stearate
~ 10-14 days
~ 40-45 days
6/0 – 2
In aluminum foil packages with needle or without needle
5th day ~ 50% , 14th day ~ 0% wound support
- Ophthalmic Surgery
- Pediatric Surgery
- Plastic Surgery
- Oral Surgery
- Skin Closure
HIGH INITIAL TENSILE STRENGTH
Excellent wound support
ABSORPTION BY PROGRESSIVE HYDROLYSIS
Predictable absorption rate Rapid absorption
Minimum wound trauma Minimum capillarity Ease of knot tying and adjustability
Minimum suture memory High usage characteristic Flexibility Excellent tensile strength Excellent knot safety