Catgut chrome, Needle-and-Thread Combination DS19, 2.0 (4/0)
Veterinary / Dressing Material / Wound Closure / Sutures
Art. No.: 190605
EAN: 5400022015191 Catgut chrome, Needle-and-Thread Combination
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  • Combination of needle and thread
  • Thread strength and needle type can be selected
  • Thread length: 75 cm
18 EUR New In stock
18.9 EUR New Out of stock
18.9 EUR New Out of stock
18.9 EUR New Out of stock
15.9 EUR New In stock
15.9 EUR New In stock
16.5 EUR New In stock
18.7 EUR New Out of stock
Quantity: per 12 piece
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Catgut chrome, Needle-and-Thread Combination

The suture of the absorbable Catgut chrome needle-and-thread combination is made of twisted multifilament in a monofilament look. This material - very popular with veterinary surgeons - is made of purified collagen obtained from the serosal layer of selected bovine intestines and treated with chromium salts. The dark brown suture provides excellent tissue support, even absorption and excellent knot security. It has versatile uses in general surgery, the adaptation of soft tissue and for ligatures. 
Product details 
  • Catgut chrome, needle-and-thread combination
  • Twisted multifilament in a monofilament look
  • Full absorption within about 90 days, retains about 50% tensile strength after 14 days
  • Manufactured from natural collagen (bovine intestine serosal layer), purified, treated with chromium salts
  • From countries classified as BSE-free
  • Versatile application in surgery
  • Even absorption
  • High tensile strength
  • Smooth passage through skin with no sawing effect
  • Excellent tissue support
  • Colour: dark brown
  • Cut to 75 cm
  • Sterile packed with surgical needle
  • 1 pack of 12 combinations
Available needle types:
  • HR = round-bodied needle 1/2 circle
  • DS = outside cutting needle 3/8 circle
Please select the appropriate size for your requirements. The product image is a sample image only.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long are the Catgut chrome needles?

The number listed after the needle type in the selection field (e.g. DS19) provides the needle length in mm. Our example has a 19 mm arc length.

Can I also use Catgut chrome needle-and-thread combinations in ophthalmology?

Yes, the Catgut chrome suture is extremely versatile. It is popular in ophthalmology, gynaecology and visceral surgery. Please select the appropriate size for your requirements in the selection field.

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