Chromic Catgut

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Brand

Chromic Catgut is a braided surgical suture composed of the homopolymer of glycolic acid. It is non-antigenic, non-pyrogenic, and flexible. It is available undyed or dyed violet with D&C violet #2.

Type of Absorption

By enzymatic degradation

Color

Brown

Structure

Virtually monofilament finish

Gauge

5/0 to 3

Sterilization

Ethylene oxide

Health Registration Number

DM0132N

Presentation

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

Indications

Chromic Catgut suture is indicated for use in soft tissue approximation and ligation, including use in suturing in general, cuticular surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, gynecology, obstetrics, urology, and a variety of orthopedic procedures. It is not indicated for use in cardiovascular and nervous tissue.

Warnings

  • 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.

Precautions

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 use of the accepted surgical techniques.

Código Descripción Código 2
101021201300119 0 HR40 1A 90 CM – PREMIUM 101021201300119
101021201300124 0 HR40 1A 150 CM – PREMIUM 101021201300119
101021101300124 2/0 HR40 1A 150 CM – PREMIUM 101021201300119
101021201300116 0 HR40 1A 70 CM – PREMIUM 101021201300119
101021301300116 1 HR40 1A 70 CM – PREMIUM 101021201300119
101021101300116 2/0 HR40 1A 70 CM – PREMIUM 101021201300119
101021101300116 2/0 HR40 1A 70 CM – PREMIUM 101021201300119
101021201250116 0 HR35 1A 70 CM – PREMIUM 101021201300119
101021301250116 1 HR35 1A 70 CM – PREMIUM 101021201300119
101021101250116 2/0 HR35 1A 70 CM – PREMIUM 101021201300119
101021001250116 3/0 HR35 1A 70 CM – PREMIUM 101021201300119
101021401220116 2 HR25 1A 70 CM – PREMIUM 101021201300119
101021201300119 0 HR40 1A 90 CM – PREMIUM 101021201300119

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