ALCALACTONE PLUS

Minimum trauma,
strong antibacterial effect

Antibacterial PGCL

Poly (glycolic acid (75%) - co - caprolactone (25%))

ALCALACTONE® PLUS sutures are synthetic absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are made of Polyglycolide and caprolactone. ALCALACTONE® PLUS sutures contain “Chlorhexidine diacetate” a broad- spectrum antibacterial agent.

In order to ease of operation, ALCALACTONE® PLUS sutures are colored D&G violet No: 2 or undyed (beige, natural). ALCALACTONE® 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.

ALCALACTONE 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

ANTIBACTERIAL EFFICACY

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

SMOOTH MONOFILAMENT STRUCTURE AT MICROSCOPIC LEVEL

Minimum wound trauma
Excellent surface to prevent bacterial adherence

FLEXIBILITY AND SOFTNESS

Superior ease of use
Easy and safety knot tying

Areas of Usage

  • Skin Closures
  • General Soft Tissue Approximation and/or Ligation
  • Gynecology
  • Dermatology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Urology
  • General Surgery
  • Ligations