ALCALACTINE PLUS

Your solution partner
in surgical area infections

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. DOWNLOAD IFU file for this product.

ALCALACTINE PLUScontains “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

Structural Features

Wound Support Periods

HIGH TENSILE STRENGTH

Excellent wound support

ANTIBACTERIAL EFFICACY

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

Areas of Usage

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