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PA Non-Absorbable Sutures

Polyamide

ALCAMIDE® sutures are synthetic non-absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are Polyamide suture is a synthetic non-absorbable monofilament composed of a co-polyamide polymer and FD&C Blue 2 pigment. The color additive FD&C Blue 2 is according to FDA and it is approved for use in medical applications.

ALCAMIDE® sutures meet all requirements for synthetic non-absorbable surgical sutures specified at the European Pharmacopoeia (EP) and United States Pharmacopoeia (USP).

ALCAMIDE® sutures has 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.

ALCAMIDE® 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.

Structural Features

Non-absorbable, monofilament, blue – black

CHEMICAL STRUCTURE
Polyamide

COATING

WOUND SUPPORT
Loss over years

ABSORPTION

USP RANGE
6/0 – 2

STERILIZATION
EO (Ethylene Oxide)

PACKAGING
In sterile packages with needle or without needle

TENSILE STRENGTH

GENERAL FEATURES

  • FLEXIBILITY AND SOFTNESS
    Excellent ease of use Easy and safety knot tying

  • HIGH TENSILE STRENGTH, EMİLEMEYEN YAPI
    Excellent 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

Usage Areas

  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Ligations
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • General Soft Tissue Approximation and/or Ligation
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • General Surgery
  • Intracutaneous and Subcutaneous Skin Closures