Sutures, Natural, Absorbable, Surgical Gut

Definition : Natural sutures made of surgical gut, a biodegradable (absorbable) material consisting of collagen derived from sheep or beef intestinal mucosa. These sutures are typically available in sterile thread sections (e.g., 18, 30 in [45, 76 cm] long) attached to a single-use needle as an integral device; they are frequently colored for easy identification during surgery. Surgical gut sutures keep their tensile strength for 7 to 10 days, and complete absorption occurs in less than 70 days; their intended use includes repair of rapidly healing tissues, ligating superficial blood vessels, and suturing subcutaneous tissue. Natural surgical gut sutures are usually packed in a solution to prevent drying and to preserve their physical properties. Fast-absorbing (five to seven days) surgical gut sutures for epidermal use and surgical gut sutures impregnated with chromium salts to prolong tensile strength and retard absorption are also available.

Entry Terms : "Sutures, Catgut" , "Sutures, Plain Gut" , "Plain Gut Sutures" , "Sutures, Absorbable" , "Sutures, Biodegradable" , "Absorbable Sutures" , "Biodegradable Sutures" , "Sutures, Natural, Absorbable" , "Sutures, Collagen" , "Catgut Sutures" , "Catgut Suture Needles"

UMDC code : 13898

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ACE Surgical Supply Co

Company Type: Parent

ACE Surgical Supply is committed to providing our customers with the best possible products available at unbeatable prices. We are the only multi-disciplinary surgical supply company.

AliMed Inc

Company Type: Parent

AliMed is an American manufacturing company and supplier of high quality products — everything from pre-formed orthoses, alarms for fall management, cushions, diagnostic imaging and operating room accessories, orthopedic rehabilitation equipment, ergonomic workplace solutions and emergency preparedness.

AOSS Medical Supply

Company Type: Parent

Hologic Inc

Company Type: Parent

Hologic, Inc. is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women throughout the world.

Hu-Friedy Mfg Co LLC

Company Type: Parent

Surgical Specialties Corp

Company Type: Parent

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