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ALCALACTINE (PGLA)

High tensile strength,excellent performance
ALCALACTINE

PGLA

Poly (glycolic acid (90%)-co-lactic acid (10%))

ALCALACTINE® sutures are synthetic absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are composed of a copolymer made from 90% glycolide and 10% L-lactic acid. The braided structure of the suture is coated. Coated suture is prepared by Calcium Stearate and Polyglycolic Acid (30%), – Lactic Acid (70%) mixture.

In order to ease of operation, ALCALACTINE® sutures are coloured FDA approved D&C violet No:2 or undyed (natural, beige). ALCALACTINE® sutures have been presented in USP 8/0 – 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 throws as warranted by surgical circumstance types and sizes.

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Structural Features

ABSORPTION

~ 56-70 days

Absorbable, multifilament, coated, violet

Absorbable, multifilament, coated, undyed (beige)

COATING

Poly (glycolide-co-L-lactide) and Calcium Stearate

CHEMICAL STRUCTURE

90% glycolide and 10% L-lactic acid synthetic, absorbable, braided surgical suture

TENSILE STRENGTH

2nd week ~ 75% 3rd week ~ 40% - 50% wound support

PACKAGING

In aluminum foil packages with needle or without needle

STERILIZATION

EO (Ethylene Oxide)

WOUND SUPPORT

~ 30 days

USP RANGE

8/0 - 2

Wound Support Periods

ALCALACTINE (PGLA)
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

Usage Areas

  • General Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Urology
  • Skin Closure
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • General Soft Tissue Approximation and / or Ligation

5000+

Product Type

42+

Years Experience

20+

Domestic Dealership

30+

Distribution Countries

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