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

Plain is an absorbable suture made, by twisting together strands of purified collagen taken from bovine intestines.
The natural plain thread is precision ground in order to achieve a monofilament character and treated with a glycerol containing solution.
Plain is absorded by enzymatic degradation.


Composition: Plain Catgut
Tensile strength: Strength retention for at least 21 days
Structure: Monofilament
Origin: Bovine serosa
Type of Absorption: Enzymatic digestion complete by 90 days
Thread colour: Straw 
Size available: USP 6/0 (1 metric) to USP 3 (7 metric)
Sterilization: Gamma - Radiation


Strabismus, Conjunctival, Skin, Urological, Dental, Gastro Intestinal, Subcuticular, Obstetrical, Gynaecological


Very high knot-pull tensile strength

  • Good knot security due to special surface finish
  • Improved smoothness due to the dry presentation of the thread
  • Excellent handling features

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