ALCASILK

Natural solution in
tissue approximation

SILK

ALCASILK® sutures are non-absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are produced of an organic protein called fibroin. This organic protein is derived from the domesticated species Bombyx mori of the family Bombyciade. Braided ALCASILK® sutures are processed to remove the natural oil and viscous. ALCASILK® sutures are dyed black and coated silicone or paraffin wax.

ALCASILK® sutures have been presented in USP 8/0 – 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,
NON-ABSORBABLE STRUCTURE

Excellent and permanent wound support up to three months

BRAIDED STRUCTURE

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

COATED MULTIFILAMENT

Smooth penetration through the tissue without tissue cutting, friction, and trauma
Minimum wound trauma
Lower capillarity

Areas of Usage

  • Oral Surgery
  • General Soft Tissue Approximation and/or Ligation
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Ligations
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Neurology