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Plain Catgut
Plain Catgut
Plain Catgut
Plain Catgut

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Plain Catgut

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Surgical suture (plain and chromic) is absorbable sterile suture composed of purified connective tissue derived from either the serosal layer of beef or submucosal fibrous layer of sheep intestines.  The chromic gut contains salt solution to delay absorption.  

Surgical gut suture meets all requirements established by the United States Pharmacopeia (U.S.P) for absorbable surgical suture.  This sutures are only for veterinary use in the USA  (in other countries it can be used for human or vet applications). 

Indications 

Surgical gut (plain and chromic )is indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation including use in ophthalmic procedures but not for use in cardiovascular and neurological procedures.

Contraindications
This suture, being absorbable, should not be used where extended approximation of tissue is required.  The use of this suture is contraindication in patients with known, as gut is a collyagen based material, and chromic gut is treated with chromic salt solutions.

Available Sizes of PLAIN CATGUT, 75cm with needle  

  • Size 2/0  Reverse cutting  3/8  30mm       
  • Size 3/0  Reverse cutting  3/8  25mm         
  • Size 4/0  Reverse cutting  3/8  20mm  
  • Size 5/0  Reverse cutting  3/8  20mm  
  • Size 0 Reverse cutting 3/8 30mm