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PP Non-Absorbable Sutures
ALCALENE® sutures are synthetic non-absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are composed of isotactic crystalize polypropylene polymer of high molecular weight. Suture is pigmented blue to enhance visibility.
ALCALENE® sutures meet all requirements for synthetic non-absorbable surgical sutures specified at the European Pharmacopoeia (EP) and United States Pharmacopoeia (USP).
ALCALENE® 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.
ALCALENE® sutures are available as sterile, monofilament dyed (blue) strands in sizes USP 6/0 through USP 2 (metric sizes 0,7-5), in a variety of lengths, with or without various needles.
Products are presented in suture boxes with 12 pieces, 24 pieces or 36 pieces.
Non-absorbable, monofilament, blue
Loss over years
6/0 – 2
EO (Ethylene Oxide)
In sterile packages with needle or without needle
FLEXIBILITY AND SOFTNESS
Excellent ease of use Easy and safety knot tying
HIGH TENSILE STRENGTH
Permanent wound support
SMOOTH MONOFILAMENT STRUCTURE AT THE MICROSCOPIC LEVEL
Smooth penetration through the tissue without tissue cutting, friction, and trauma Minimum wound trauma Excellent surface to prevent bacterial adherence
HIGH FATIGUE STRENGTH AGAINST MULTI-BENDING
Use in Cardiovascular Surgery (cardiac prothesis [artificial heart] or vascular anastomosis)
- Cardiovascular Surgery
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Ophthalmic Surgery
- Skin Closures
- General Soft Tissue Approximation and/or Ligation