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KRUUSE I Suture KRUUSE Sacryl Plus Multifilament, braided: For secure knot tying and easy handling Synthetic: Minimal tissue reaction Coated: For easy knot tying and smooth passage through tissue Antibacterial: To reduce incidence of infection, oedema and pain Absorbable: By hydrolysis KRUUSE Sacryl Plus is an antibacterial, absorbable, synthetic, braided and coated suture containing Chlorhexidine diacetate. Chlorhexidine diacetate is the antibacterial component. Suture I 13 ยท 340 KRUUSE Sacryl Plus, being an absorbable suture, should not be used where extended approximation of tissue under stress or tension is required and in patients with known allergic reactions to Chlorhexidine diacetate. KRUUSE Sacryl Plus tested in vitro creates a zone of inhibition against the most common surgical site pathogens including Staphylococcus aureus. Absorption: Absorbable: n Complete mass absorption in approximately 56-63 days n Absorption by hydrolysis Chemical composition: n KRUUSE Sacryl is composed of Polyglactin 910 (copolymer of 90% Glycolide and 10% L-lactide) Tensile Strength: n 70 % remains after 14 days n 50 % remains after 21 days n 25 % remains after 28 days n Complete mass absorption in approximately 56-63 days www.kruuse.com Colour: n Violet and undyed Indications: KRUUSE Sacryl sutures are indicated for soft tissue approximation and ligation, where absorbable sutures are indicated, including: n Suturing of subcutaneous tissue n Fascia n Joint capsules n Muscles n Uterus and GI-surgery n Vascular surgery Contraindications: n Where permanent support is required Range: n USP 5-0 to 2 n EP 1 to 5 Sterilization method: n EO Packing: n Boxes of 18 peel packs