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ALCALACTINE RAPID (PGLA RAPID)

ALCALACTINE

PGLAR

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

ALCALACTINE® RAPID 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. ALCALACTINE® RAPID sutures are sterilized by Gamma Irradiation.

In order to ease of operation, ALCALACTINE® RAPID sutures are colored violet or undyed (natural, beige). ALCALACTINE® RAPID sutures have been presented in USP 6/0 – 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.

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Structural Features

ABSORPTION

~ 40-45 days

Absorbable, multifilament, coated, violet

Absorbable, multifilament, coated, undyed (beige)

CHEMICAL STRUCTURE

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

TENSILE STRENGTH

5th day ~ 50th day ~ 0% wound support

PACKAGING

In aluminum foil packages with needle or without needle

STERILIZATION

Gamma Irradiation

WOUND SUPPORT

~ 10-14 days

USP RANGE

6/0 - 2

Wound Support Periods

ALCALACTINE RAPID (PGLA RAPID)
HIGH INITIAL 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 wound trauma Minimum capillarity Ease of knot tying and adjustability

Usage Areas

  • Urology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Superficial Soft Tissue Approximation
  • Odontology
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Gynecology

5000+

Product Type

42+

Years Experience

20+

Domestic Dealership

30+

Distribution Countries

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