ALCASORB® RAPID sutures are synthetic absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are made of Polyglycolic Acid. The braided structure of the suture is coated. Coating material of Coated suture is prepared by Calcium Stearate and Polycaprolactone structure.
In order to ease of operation, ALCASORB® RAPID sutures are colored violet or undyed (natural, beige). ALCASORB® RAPID sutures have been presented in USP 6/0 – USP 2 gauge sizes in a variety of lengths from 10 cm to 150cm, as non-needled or attached to stainless steel needles of varying types and sizes. ALCASORB® RAPID sutures are sterilized by Gamma irradiation.