ALCASORB RAPID

Rapid absorption,
minimum inflammation

PGAR

Polyglycolic Acid Rapid

ALCASORB® RAPID sutures are synthetic absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are made of Polyglycolic Acid.  The braided structure of the suture is coated. Coating material of Coated suture is prepared by Calcium Stearate and Polycaprolactone structure.

In order to ease of operation, ALCASORB® RAPID sutures are colored violet or undyed (natural, beige). ALCASORB® RAPID sutures have been presented in USP 6/0 – 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 sizes. ALCASORB® RAPID sutures are sterilized by Gamma irradiation. DOWNLOAD IFU file for this product.

Structural Features

Wound Support Periods

HIGH INITIAL TENSILE STRENGTH

Excellent wound support

ABSORPTION BY PROGRESSIVE HYDROLYSIS

Predictable absorption rate
Rapid absorption

BRAIDED STRUCTURE

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

COATED MULTIFILAMENT

Minimum wound trauma
Minimum capillarity
Ease of knot tying and adjustability

Areas of Usage

  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Urology
  • Odontology
  • Gynecology
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Skin Closure