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Chromic Catgut PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 30 August 2012 10:57

Chromic is an absorbable suture, made by twisting together strands of purified collagen taken from bovine intestines. Due to undergoing a ribbon stage chromicisation, the Chromic offers roughly twice the stitch holding time of plain catgut. The natural chromic thread is precision ground in order to achieve a monofilament character and treated with a glycerol containing solution. Chromic is absorbed by enzymatic degradation.

Details

Composition: Natural purified collagen 
Treatment:Treatment with a glycerol-containing solution and chrome 
Structure:
Monofilament

Origin: Bovine serosa 
Type of Absorption:
Enzymatic digestion complete from 90 days 
Thread colour:
Brown 
Size available:
USP 6/0 (1 metric) to USP 3 (7 metric)
Sterilization:
Gamma - Radiation

Indications

Strabismus, Plastic, Skin, Urological, Paediatric, ENT, Dental, Oral, Obstetrical, Gynaecological, Fascia, Peritoneum

Advantages

Very high knot-pull tensile strength

  • Good knot security due to special surface finish
  • Improved smoothness due to the dry presentation of thread
  • Excellent handling features
Last Updated on Friday, 31 August 2012 12:33
 



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