The Chromic Gut Suture has a composition of 97 to 98% pure collagen. Is coated with chromium salts to prolong their integrity, minimizes tissue reaction and the possibility of adverse reactions.
The tensile strength is retained from 14 to 21 days.
It allows the smooth pass through tissue.
Chromic Gut is indicated in General Closure, Surgery, Ophthalmic, Orthopedic, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Episiotomy, General Surgery, Urology, Surgery Tract, Gastrointestinal, cuticles and ligatures.
It is not indicated for Cardiovascular and Neurosurgery Surgery.
The Chromic Gut suture is contraindicated in patients sensitive to chromium and collagen.