Chromic Catgut Suture Description

UNIGUT – Chromic Catgut (Experience Met Energy)

Chromic catgut Suture is an absorbable sterile surgical gut suture composed of purified connective tissue (mostly collagen) derived from the sub mucosal fibrous layer of healthy sheep intestines. Catgut Chromic is processed to provide greater resistance to absorption.

Available Sizes – 3 to 5-0

Indications of Chromic catgut Suture

Chromic Suture is indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in ophthalmic procedures, but not for use in cardiovascular and neurological tissues.

Ultimate suture for

  • Uterus Closure (Chromic UNIGUT)
  • Episiotomy Repair (Plain UNIGUT)
  • Soft Tissues approximation (Chromic UNIGUT)
  • Fast healing tissues/ Muscles (Plain UNIGUT)
CharacteristicsAbsorbable Surgical Suture
TypeBraided
MaterialChromic
ColorBrown
AbsorptionAbsorption takes place due to
enzymatic reaction in 70 days.
StrengthTensile strength is retained for 14 – 21 days.
USP Range5/0 – 2
SterilizationEO (Ethylene Oxide)
CharacteristicsExcellent tensile strength, Excellent knot tying,
Minimum tissue reaction
PackagingIn aluminium foil packages with or without needle

Characteristics : Absorbable Surgical Suture
Type : Braided
Material : Chromic
Color : Brown
Absorption : Absorption takes place due to
enzymatic reaction in 70 days.
Strength : Tensile strength is retained for 14 – 21 days.
USP Range : 5/0 – 2
Sterilization : EO (Ethylene Oxide)
Characteristics : Excellent tensile strength, Excellent knot tying,
Minimum tissue reaction
Packaging : In aluminium foil packages with or without needle
Needle Type
Round bodied, cutting edge, taper point, straight,
blunt point
Needle Type Round bodied, cutting edge, taper point, straight,
blunt point
MFG. LIC NoKTK/28/415/2013
Chromic Catgut Suture
Chromic Catgut Suture
  • General Surgeons
  • Gynaecologists
  • Orthopaedics
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