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ALCASORB RAPID (PGA RAPID)

Rapid absorption,minimum inflammation
ALCALACTINE

PGAR

Polyglycolic Acid Rapid

ALCASORB® RAPID sutures are synthetic absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are made of Polyglycolic Acid. The braided structure of the suture is coated. The coating material of the coated sutures consists of a mixture of Calcium Stearate and Polycaprolactone.

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

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Structural Features

Absorbable, multifilament, coated, violet

Absorbable, multifilament, coated, undyed (beige)

COATING

Polycaprolactone and Calcium Stearate

CHEMICAL STRUCTURE

100% Polyglycolic Acid, synthetic, absorbable, braided surgical suture

ABSORPTION

~ 40-45 days

TENSILE STRENGTH

5th day ~ 50% , 14th 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

ALCASORB RAPID (PGA RAPID)

Usage Areas

  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Urology
  • Odontology
  • Gynecology
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Skin Closure
COATED MULTIFILAMENT

Minimum wound trauma Minimum capillarity Ease of knot tying and adjustability

BRAIDED STRUCTURE

Minimum suture memory High usage characteristic Flexibility Excellent tensile strength Excellent knot safety

ABSORPTION BY PROGRESSIVE HYDROLYSIS

Predictable absorption rate Rapid absorption

HIGH INITIAL TENSILE STRENGTH

Excellent wound support

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5000+

Product Type

42+

Years Experience

20+

Domestic Dealership

30+

Distribution Countries

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