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CHROMIC GUT Natural Absorbable Suture 30'' Length

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  • Chromic Gut
CP Medical
$48.00

 Product Description

CHROMIC GUT 

CHROMIC GUT   Twisted Gut Natural Absorbable Suture

DESCRIPTION

Chromic Gut sutures are absorbable sterile surgical sutures composed of purified connective tissue (mostly collagen) derived from the serosal layer of beef (bovine) or the submucosal fibrous layer of sheep (ovine) intestines.  They are packaged in a solution of 89% isopropanol, 10% water and 1% triethanolmine.  Chromic Gut is treated with a chromic salt solution.

CHARACTERISTICS

The manufacturing of catgut raw material, consisting of long ribbons of highly selected serosal tissue, ensures:

•   Purity of collagen for optimal tensile strength and in vivo performance

•   Uniform treatment with a buffered chromium salt solution

•   Surface smoothness to facilitate knot run-down and knot strength

INDICATIONS

Chromic Gut sutures are indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in ophthalmic surgery, but not in cardiovascular or neurological surgery.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

The use of this suture is contraindicated in patients with known sensitivities or allergies to any of its components.  These sutures, being absorbable, should not be used where extended approximation of tissue is required.  Chromic Gut sutures are not suitable for cardiovascular or neurological surgical procedures.

TENSILE STRENGTH

Many factors may affect the rate of tensile strength loss.  These include:

•   Type of suture

•   Presence of infection

•   Tissue sites

ABSORPTION

Absorption of Chromic Gut sutures occurs by an enzymatic process similar to the digestion of an animal protein by the body.  Being enzymatic, the process is subject to different influencing factors (see above) and it is virtually impossible to indicate the exact designation of a consistent absorption time.

COLOR

Beige

PACKAGING

Chromic Gut is available in USP sizes 9-0 through 4 (metric sizes 0.4-8).  Chromic Gut is available with needles in one dozen boxes

 

CROSS REFERENCE TABLE 

CP MEDICAL Item Code Ethicon                                  Code and Material Color CP MEDICAL           Material Size Needle Length
121CG G121H    CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 4/0 NSH 30"
122CG G122H    CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 3/0 NSH 30"
123CG G123H    CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 2/0 NSH 30"
181CG G181H    CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 4/0 NSH-1 30"
182CG G182H    CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 3/0 NSH-1 30"
203CG U203H    CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 4/0 NRB-1 30"
634CG 1915G    CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 5/0 NFS-2 30"
635CG 1916G    CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 4/0 NFS-2 30"
636CG 636H       CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 3/0 NFS-2 30"
637CG G637H    CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 2/0 NFS-1 30"
638CG Chromic Chromic Gut 0 NFS 30"
810CG 810H       CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 3/0 NCT-1 30"
811CG 811H       CHROMIC GUT   Chromic Gut 2/0 NCT-1 30"
812CG 812H       CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 0 NCT-1 30"
813CG 813H       CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 1 NCT-1 30"
817CG 817H       CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 0 NCP-1 30"
882CG 882H       CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 3/0 NCT-2 30"
883CG 883H       CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 2/0 NCT-2 30"
884CG 884H       CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 0 NCT-2 30"
887CG 887H       CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 2/0 NCP-2 30"
888CG 888H       CHROMIC GUT Chromic Chromic Gut 0 NCP-2 30"

Note: All products sold on Accuspire.com should be used by qualified clinician and and should be purchased by or on order of a qualified clinician.

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