Practigut ChromeChromic Catgut

Type

Twisted multifilament with a monofilament appearance

Composition

Strands of purifi ed collagen taken from the serosal layer of selected bovines,  tanned with chrome salts. Origin from BSEfree classifi ed countries.

Coating

None

Colour

Dark brown

Tissue reaction

Moderate

Absorbtion

By phagocytosis. The rate of absorption is slowed down by chromizing. Complete mass absorption in approximately 70 days. Approximately 50% of tensile strength remain after 14 days. When used in infected tissues or in tissues with increased levels of proteolytic enzymes (stomach, cervix,
vagina) it is more quickly absorbed.

Presentation

Box with 12 sutures

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