Unigut - Plain Catgut Suture (Experience Met Energy)

Natural Absorbable Suture U.S.P. (Sterilized Surgical Needle Suture)

Plain Catgut Suture is a fast-absorbing monofilament natural surgical Gut Suture made by twisting together strand of Collagenous material taken from the submucosal layers of the small intestine of healthy sheep and goat.

Fast absorbing surgical gut suture are sterile and elicit only to a minimal tissue reaction during the absorption. In-house needle manufacturing provides the better needles with optimum sharpness which is finally delivers smooth riding on tissue during suturing.

Indications:

Plain catgut suture is naturally absorbable surgical gut suture. Unigut absorb by simple enzymatic mechanism and absorption is not as predictable as in synthetic sutures. Plain Catgut tend to absorb faster in infected tissues. Unigut suture initial tensile strength is lost within 7 to 10 days and is absorbed completely in 60 to 70 days. It is non-adhering and biologically inert.

  • Gut Suture best use for: General Closure, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Gastro-intestinal tract surgery.
  • Ultimate Suture: Fast Healing tissue and Muscles, Soft tissue approximation.
  • Plain Catgut meets all the requirements established by the United States Pharmacopoeia for natural absorbable surgical suture.
Column 1Column 2
Suture CharacteristicsNatural Absorbable Surgical Suture
Suture TypeMonofilament
Suture MaterialCatgut Plain
Brand NameUnigut
Suture CoatingUncoated
Suture ColourBeige/Undyed
Suture Wound Support7 to 10 days
Suture AbsorptionAbsorption takes place through enzymatic mechanism completely gets absorbed in 60 to 70 days
Suture Tensile StrengthInitial tensile strength is last within 7 to 10 days
Suture USP Range5/0 – 2
SterilizationSterilized by sterilizing fluid containing EO (Ethylene Oxide).
Shelf Life5 Years
PackagingIn aluminium foil packages with or without needle
Product Characteristics:Excellent tensile strength, Excellent knot tying, Minimum tissue reaction
Suture PackagingPacked in 12’s/24’s/36’s pieces per box as per the requirement.
Suture Needle TypeRound bodied, cutting edge, taper point, straight, blunt point.
MFG LIC NoMFG/MD/2020/000109
OEM. LIC NoKA/DEVICE/MFG/MD/2020/000109
Can also be supplied in different needle length and suture size combination depending on the requirement.
Code No.USP SizeLengthNeedle Description
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
N 42383-076 cm1/2 Circle Round Body 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 body 50mm
N 50103-076 cm3/8 Circle Cutting 22mm
N 50203-076 cm3/8 Circle Cutting 26mm
N 2003LDL2-0152 cm1/2 Circle Cutting 30mm Double Armed
N 50332-076 cm3/8 Circle Round Body 30mm

What is plain catgut?

Plain Catgut (Unigut) is a suture made from strand of Collagenous material prepared from the submucosal layer of small intestine of healthy Sheep or goat. It is fastest absorbable natural suture.

What is catgut used for?

Catgut (Unigut) sutures has high knot-pull tensile strength and due to this excellent handling features, catgut (Unigut)) is used for all the surgical procedures including general closure, ophthalmic, orthopaedics, obstetrics, and gastrointestinal surgery.

Is plain catgut absorbable?

Yes, it is the fastest absorbable natural suture.

Is catgut still used in surgery?

Yes, catgut (Unigut) is used for all the surgical procedures as per the surgeon’s choice.

Is chromic gut suture absorbable?

Yes, it is absorbable natural suture.

Is catgut a monofilament?

It is twisted multifilament structure with a monofilament appearance.

What is a catgut in medicine?

Catgut (Unigut) sutures is a medical device generally used for the closing wounds. Catgut (Unigut) suture is used for all the surgical procedures due to its excellent handling features.

How long does plain gut take to dissolve?

Plain catgut (Unigut plain) suture initial tensile strength is lost within 7 to 10 days and is absorbed completely in 60 to 70 days.

What is catgut made of?

Catgut (Unigut) suture made of strand of Collagenous material prepared from the submucosal layer of small intestine of healthy Sheep or goat.

How long does it take for catgut stitches to dissolve?

Catgut (Unigut) is of two types- Catgut chromic (Unigut Chromic) and Catgut plain (Unigut Plain). Catgut chromic (Unigut Chromic) gets absorbed completely within 60 to 90 days and Catgut plain (Unigut plain) gets absorbed completely within 60 to 70 days.

Is plain gut suture is monofilament or multifilament?

It is twisted multifilament structure with a monofilament appearance.

What is the difference between plain catgut and chromic catgut?

There is not much difference between the plain and chromic catgut (Unigut) other than absorption period and colour. Catgut (Unigut) is a suture made from strand of Collagenous material prepared from the submucosal layer of small intestine of healthy Sheep or goat. Catgut chromic (Unigut Chromic) is treated with chrome salts which will delay the absorption. Catgut chromic (Unigut chromic) gets absorbed completely within 60 to 90 days and Catgut plain (Unigut plain) gets absorbed completely within 60 to 70 days. Catgut chromic (Unigut Chromic) is Brown in colour and Catgut plain (Unigut plain) is undyed or Beige colour.

  • catgut suture material – Chromic Catgut Suture is a twisted multifilament structure with a monofilament appearance. It is made by twisting strand of Collagenous material taken from the submucosal layers of the small intestine of healthy sheep or goat.
  • catgut suture uses – General Closure, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Gastro-intestinal tract surgery.
  • catgut suture types –  Catgut chromic and Catgut Plain
  • catgut suture size – Ranges from size 6-0 to 4.
  • catgut suture price – Price varies depending upon the USP size, length and particular needle requirements. Please visit our website www.universalsutures.com  or write a mail to ib@universalsutures.com to know the pricing.
  • catgut is sterilized by – Sterilizing fluid containing EO (Ethylene Oxide), iso propyl alcohol and distilled water.
  • catgut suture absorption time – Catgut chromic completely absorbed in 90-120days and Catgut Plain completely absorbed in 60-70days through enzymatic mechanism.
  • catgut suture vs Vicryl – Catgut is Natural absorbable suture with animal origin and Vicryl with generic name polyglactin 910 is Synthetic absorbable sutures composed of Copolymer.
  • catgut for stitches – Stiches for General Closure, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Gastro-intestinal tract surgery.
  • chromic catgut suture uses – General Closure, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Gastro-intestinal tract surgery.
  • catgut suture made of – Catgut suture made by twisting together strand of Collagenous material taken from the submucosal layers of the small intestine of healthy sheep or goat.
  • catgut suture sterilization – Sterilizing fluid containing EO (Ethylene Oxide), iso propyl alcohol and distilled water.
  • catgut suture colour – It is available in 2 colours, Catgut chromic- Brown/Dyed Colour and Catgut plain- Beige/Undyed colour.
  • catgut suture preservative – The catgut suture is sterilized using sterilizing fluid containing EO (Ethylene Oxide), iso propyl alcohol and distilled water.