Practigut plain

Absorbable suture made of Plain Catgut

Type

Twisted multifilament with a monofilament appearance

Composition

Strands of purified collagen taken from the serosal layer of selected bovines. Origin from BSE-free classified countries.

Coating

None

Color

Ivory

Tissue reaction

Moderate

Absorbtion

By phagocytosis. Complete mass absorption in approximately 63 days. Approximately 50% of tensile strength remain after 7 days. When used in infected tissues or in tissues with increased levels of proteolytic enzymes (stomach, cervix, vagina) it is more quickly absorbed.

Packaging

Box with 12 sutures

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