Material: Catgut, a natural absorbable suture is obtained by longitudinally slilting the intestinal submucosa of sheep and goat, twisting the ribbons and joining them in wet condition giving monofilament finish. Available in Plain (ivory colour) and Chromic in dark brown colour.
Tissue Reaction: Moderate. Plain catgut enjoys lower tissue reaction as compared to chromicised.
Applications: General closure, Opthalmic, Orthopaedics, Obstetrics/Gynaecology and Gastro-intestinal Tract Surgery.