Chromic Gut Sutures

COVIDIEN LTD

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Description: Chromic Gut sutures are absorbable, sterile surgical sutures composed of purified connective tissue (mostly collagen) derived from the serosal layer of beef (bovine) intestines. They are packaged in a solution of 89% isopropanol, 10% water and 1% triethanolmaine. Chromic Gut is treated with chromic salt solution. Indications: Chromic Gut sutures are indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in ophthalmic surgery, but not in cardiovascular or neurological surgery. Characteristics: Surface smoothness to facilitate knot run-down and knot strength, due to electronic polishing of each strand. Uniform treatment with a buffered chromium salt solution, resulting in a chromic strand with a more predictable strength and uniform in-vivo absorption. Sterilization: Gamma irradiation
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