ALCALACTINE

High tensile strength,
excellent performance

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 braided structure of the suture is coated.  Coated suture is prepared by Calcium Stearate and Polyglycolic Acid (30%), – Lactic Acid (70%) mixture.

In  order  to  ease  of  operation,   ALCALACTINE®  sutures are coloured FDA approved D&C violet No:2 or undyed (natural,  beige).  ALCALACTINE® sutures  have  been presented  in USP  8/0 – 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 throws  as  warranted  by  surgical  circumstance  and  the sizes. DOWNLOAD IFU file for this product.

Structural Features

Wound Support Periods

HIGH TENSILE STRENGTH

Excellent wound support

ABSORPTION BY PROGRESSIVE HYDROLYSIS

Predictable absorption rate

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