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ALCALACTINE PLUS

Your solution partner in surgical area infections
ALCALACTINE

Antibacterial PGLA

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

ALCALACTINE®PLUS 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. Coated suture is prepared by Calcium Stearate and Polyglycolic Acid (30%),- Lactic Acid (70%) mixture. ALCALACTINE®PLUS sutures contain “Chlorhexidine diacetate” a broad-spectrum antibacterial agent.

In order to ease of operation, ALCALACTINE®PLUS sutures are colored violet . ALCALACTINE®PLUS sutures have been presented in USP 5/0 – 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.

ALCALACTINE PLUS contains “Chlorhexidine” as an antibacterial agent.

Chlorhexidine antibacterial agent is a proven chemical that has a superior effect on the following bacteria:

  • Staphylococcus aureus,
  • Staphylococcus epidermidis,
  • MRSA (Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
  • MRSE (Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis)
  • Escherichia coli
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae
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Structural Features

TENSILE STRENGTH

2nd week ~ 75% 3rd week ~ 50% wound support

ABSORPTION

~ 56-70 days

WOUND SUPPORT

~ 30 days

PACKAGING

In aluminum foil packages with needle or without needle

STERILIZATION

EO (Ethylene Oxide)

USP RANGE

5/0 - 2

Absorbable, multifilament, coated, violet

CHEMICAL STRUCTURE

Poly (glycolic acid (90%) - co-lactic acid (10%)) synthetic, absorbable, braided surgical suture containing chlorhexidine as antibacterial agent

COATING

Poly (glycolide-co-L-lactide) and calcium stearate

Wound Support Periods

ALCALACTINE PLUS
HIGH TENSILE STRENGTH

Excellent wound support

ANTİBAKTERİYEL ETKİNLİK

Provides superior protection against bacterial colonization. Creates a zone of inhibition against the pathogens that cause surgical site infections.

BRAIDED STRUCTURE

Minimum suture memory High usage characteristic Flexibility Excellent tensile strength Excellent knot safety

COATED MULTIFILAMENT

Minimum tissue trauma Minimum capillarity Ease of knot tying and adjustability

Usage Areas

  • General Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Urology
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • General Soft Tissue Approximation and/or Ligation
  • Skin Closures

5000+

Product Type

41+

Years Experience

20+

Domestic Dealership

30+

Distribution Countries

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