ALCASORB

High knot safety

PGA

Polyglycolic Acid

ALCASORB® sutures are synthetic absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are made of Polyglycolic Acid. The braided structure of the suture is coated. Coated suture is prepared by Calcium Stearate and Polycaprolactone structure. In order to ease of operation ALCASORB® sutures are colored violet or undyed (natural, beige).

ALCASORB® sutures has been presented in USP 8/0 – USP 3 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. 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
  • Gynecology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Urology
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Ligation
  • Oral Surgery
  • Veterinary
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Wound Closure at Pediatric Surgery
  • Skin Closure