ALCALENE

Minimum memory,
smooth surface,
excellent ease of use

PP

Polypropylene

ALCALENE® sutures are synthetic non- absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are composed of isotactic crystalize polypropylene polymer of high molecular weight. Suture is pigmented blue to enhance visibility.

ALCALENE® sutures have been presented in USP 10/0 – 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.

Structural Features

HIGH TENSILE STRENGTH

Permanent wound support

HIGH FATIGUE STRENGTH AGAINST MULTI-BENDING

Use in Cardiovascular Surgery
(cardiac prothesis [artificial heart] or vascular anastomosis)

FLEXIBILITY AND SOFTNESS

Excellent ease of use
Easy and safety knot tying

SMOOTH MONOFILAMENT STRUCTURE
AT THE MICROSCOPIC LEVEL

Smooth penetration through the tissue without tissue cutting, friction, and trauma
Minimum wound trauma
Excellent surface to prevent bacterial adherence

Areas of Usage

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Skin Closures
  • Microsurgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • General Soft Tissue Approximation and/or Ligation
  • Gynecology
  • Hernia