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Synonyms for catgut

perennial subshrub of eastern North America having downy leaves yellowish and rose flowers and

a strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery


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chromic catgut 76 cm,NW 5033 30mm Plain catgut 2-0 mersuture 3/8 circle round body 300 needle 76cm,Synthetic Absorbable Polygalactia 25mm needle 1/2 Circle Round Body 90cm No.
The testes of Group 2 were explored through the vertical scrotal incision and skin was closed with 4/0 chromic catgut.
Only 42% of women repaired with chromic catgut sutures and 56% with standard polyglactin 910 resumed intercourse at 6 weeks.
Then the graft material was packed into the defect and covered by suturing the muscles in the simple continuous fashion using number one chromic catgut.
External suturing was done with 5-0 nylon, and intranasal suturing was done with 5-0 chromic catgut.
Use number 2 (not 2-0) chromic catgut or other heavy absorbable suture on a large needle.
Contract awarded for -0 caliber chromic catgut round tip needle 25-26 mm.