Catgut Simple

Material exclusivo para profesionales de la salud

Hilo obtenido por la torsión de filamentos de colágeno puro de serosa bovina. La sutura de catgut simple se presenta en sobre tipo blíster en una solución preservante que contribuye a minimizar el arrastre tisular y a mejorar el anudado.

Catgut Simple is an absorbable, surgical suture with biological characteristics. It is composed of highly purified connective tissue derived from a bovine source. The suture is preserved in isopropyl alcohol solution, polyethylene glycol and water to keep the strand smooth and flexible.

Type of Absorption

By enzymatic degradation




Virtually monofilament finish


5/0 to 2


Ethylene oxide

Health Registration Number



Available in different lengths of threads and number of strands. Available with or without surgical steel needle.
Available in boxes of 12 and 24 units.

Catgut Simple suture is indicated for use in internal tissue surgery, blood vessel ligation, and subcutaneous cellular tissue approximation. It is also indicated for use in cuticular surgery, tonsillectomy, dental procedures, suturing in general, otolaryngology, urology, gynecology, obstetrics, and gastroenterology.


  • For single use only. DO NOT RESTERILIZE.
  • Discard remaining strands.
  • Do not rub the strand with a surgical glove or with gauze.
  • Users should be familiar with surgical procedures and techniques involving the use of absorbable surgical sutures.
  • Do not use the suture if the package is opened or damaged! Discard open, unused sutures.
  • Users should exercise caution when handling surgical needles to avoid inadvertent needle sticks. Discard used needles in suitable sharps container.
  • To dispose used sutures, take disposal measures considering the risk of biological contamination and sharps injuries.
  • For more information, please read the product’s package insert.


In handling suture materials, care should be taken to avoid damage from handling. Avoid crushing or crimping damage due to application of surgical instruments such as forceps or needle holders. Adequate knot security requires the accepted surgical techniques.

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