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  • Plain Catgut suture is manufactured from uniform, twisted strands of collagen.
  • The suture is packed in a hydrating fluid containing isopropanol and water.
  • The origin of the suture is from purified animal intestines (bovine).
  • The type of the suture is absorbable by enzymatic digestion.
  • Plain Catgut sutures are intended for use where an absorbable suture or ligament is indicated.
  • It is sterilized by Gamma Irradiation.
  • Plain catgut sutures from Aspide Sutures are guaranteed to meet the general requirements of the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph.Eur) and the United States Pharmacopoeia (U.S.P.).


  • Aspide Sutures manufactures its Plain Catgut sutures with the highest quality collagen, maintaining a composition of 97%-98% of pure collagen.
  • Aspide Sutures' Plain Catgut is rapidly absorbed and the tensile strength is maintained for about 10 days. Absorption is complete within 70 days.
  • Aspide Sutures' Plain Catgut is ideal for tissues which heal rapidly and require minimal support
  • Lenght of thread: all dimensions requested ( 45cm, 75cm, 90cm 150cm )
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