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Plain Catgut Suture (Experience Met Energy)

Plain catgut Suture is a fast-absorbing surgical gut suture made from a strand of collagenous material prepared from the submucosal layers of the small intestine of healthy sheep. Plain catgut sutures are sterile and elicit only a slight to a minimal tissue reaction during absorption.

We have In-house needle manufacturing that provides you with the better catgut needles with optimum sharpness which finally delivers smooth riding on tissues during suturing.

Indications of Plain Catgut Suture

Plain Catgut Suture is fast absorbing and intended for dermal (skin) suturing only. They should be utilized only for external knot tying procedures.

Plain Catgut is ultimate for:

Suture CharacteristicsAbsorbable Surgical Suture
TypeTwisted
MaterialCatgut Plain
ColorBeige
AbsorptionPlain Catgut Suture Absorption takes place due to enzymatic reaction in 60 to 70 days.
StrengthTensile strength is retained for 7 – 10 days.
USP Range4/0 – 3
SterilizationEO (Ethylene Oxide)
Shelf Life5 years
Product CharacteristicsExcellent tensile strength, Excellent knot tying,
Minimum tissue reaction.
PackagingIn aluminum foil packages with or without needle
Needle TypeRound bodied, cutting edge, taper point, straight,
blunt point
Best Used By:General Surgeons, Gynaecologists & Orthopaedics
MFG. LIC NoKTK/28/415/2013
OEM. LIC NoN. Code: KR/DRUGS/KTK/28/415/2013
Code No.USP SizeLengthNeedle Description
N 42383-076 cm1/2 Circle Round Bodied 25mm
N 42695-076 cm3/8 Circle Reverse Cutting 12mm
N 42704-076 cm3/8 Circle Cutting 16mm
N 42713-076 cm3/8 Circle Cutting 16mm
N 42883-076 cmStraight Cutting 60mm
N 50073-076 cmStraight Round Bodied 50mm
N 50103-076 cm3/8 Circle Cutting 22mm
N 50203-076 cm3/8 Circle Cutting 26mm
N 50332-076 cm3/8 Circle Round Bodied 30mm
N 2003 LDL2-0152 cm1/2 Circle Cutting 30mm Double Armed
S 20023-0152 cmWithout needle
S 20032-0152 cmWithout needle
S 20040152 cmWithout needle
S 20051152 cmWithout needle
S 20062152 cmWithout needle
S 22423-02 x 76 cmWithout needle