Our Atramat Sutures

Internacional Farmacéutica is a Mexican manufacturer of medical devices and owner of the Atramat® brand. Since 1969 the company has been producing high quality surgical products and is best known as one of the world’s largest supplier of surgical sutures.The sutures are characterized by high tensile strength and excellent needle quality.
The Quality Management System of Atramat Sutures meets the requirements of ISO 13485: 2016; have the Certifications under the MDSAP scheme (Medical Device Single Audit Program) and Good Manufacturing Practices issued by the Ministries of Health of Mexico (COFEPRIS) and Brazil (ANVISA). In addition, it complies with the standards of numerous regulatory jurisdictions, including the United States of America FDA and the Health Canada. Finally, the products have the CE mark that indicates that they comply with the regulations for medical devices of the European Union and have the approval by the FDA (510k).

Our Absorbable Sutures

The Absorbable suture material are made from quality raw materials and quality procedures, these sutures are made for surgeons who seek the best quality and value in their procedures.

Tensile strength:50% of its original tensile strength at the end of the first week. Total absorption: 45-60 days.
PGA RAPID

Tensile strength:50% of its original tensile strength at the end of the first week. Total absorption: 45-60 days.

Tensile strength: it retains more than 70% of its original tensile strength at the second week, 50% at the third week.
Total absorption: 60 – 90 days
PGA

Indicated for general use in approximation and / or general ligation of soft tissues, as well as for ophthalmic procedures.

Tensile strength: second week 75% of the
original tensile strength. Total absorption: 60 – 80 days.
PGLA90

Indicated for approximation and / or ligation of soft tissues, as well as for ophthalmic procedures, but it is not indicated for use in cardiovascular, neurological and microsurgical procedures.

Tensile strength: Fourth week 70% of the original tensile strength, sixth week 50%. Total absorption: 180 – 220 days.
PDX


Indicated in approximation and / or ligation soft tissue, in procedures pediatric cardiovascular disease. This suture is recommended for the closure of wounds that require extended support

Tensile strength: first week 50% of the
original tensile strength. Total absorption: 42 days.
PGLA90 RAPID

Indicated for the superficial approach and ligation of soft tissues, skin, mucosa, but not for ophthalmic, cardiovascular or neurological use.

Tensile strength violet strand: first week 68% ofthe original tensile strength, second week 41%. Violet | Total absorption: 110 days
PGC25

Indicated in soft tissue approximation, but its use is not indicated in cardiovascular and neurological procedures.

It retains its tensile strength between the first and second week after its implantation approximately. Total absorption: 50 – 70 days
PLAIN GUT

Indicated for use in the approximation or ligation of soft tissues including ophthalmic procedures, but not in cardiovascular or nervous tissues.

It retains its tensile strength between the second and third week after its implantation approximately. Total absorption: 60 – 90 days.
CHROMIC GUT

Indicated for use in the approximation or ligation of soft tissues, including ophthalmic procedures.

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