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Endure Plain Catgut Sutures, Brown - 3/8 Reverse Cutting, 5-0
|USP||NEEDLE TYPES AND LENGTH||SUTURE LENGTH||COLOR||CATALOG#||PRICE / BOX||BUY|
|5-0||3/8 Reverse Cutting | 16 mm||68 cm (27")||Brown||E7H68CX16||$ 29.90||Add To Cart|
The Endure Absorbable Plain CATGUT Suture is a sterile surgical suture composed of purified connective tissue derived from the serosal layer of the bovine intestine or submucosal layer of the ovine intestine. Packed in isopropyl alcohol to keep the suture soft, flexible and improve handling. These sutures tend to absorb faster in infected tissues.
Wesuture is the brand name of surgical sutures by Endure Industries. Our Plain CATGUT Sutures meet the requirements of the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) of monograph requirements for absorbable surgical sutures.
|Chemical Composition||:||97 to 98% pure collagen obtained from the intestinal mucous of sheep (ovine) and the intestinal serosa of beef (bovine).|
|Sizes||:||USP sizes 5-0 through 2-0|
|Knot Tensile Strength Retention||:||Lost within 7-10 days post-implantation|
|Mass Absorption||:||Degradation by hydrolysis within 60 - 70 days|
|Indication||:||Soft-tissue approximation and/or ligation including use in ophthalmic procedures, but not for use in cardiovascular or neurological tissues.|
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