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TYRX ABSORBABLE ANTIBACTERIAL ENVELOPE

TYRX Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope

The TYRX™ Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope is a fully absorbable antibacterial envelope for cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs), including implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and pacemakers. The absorbable surgical mesh envelope contains two powerful antibiotics — minocycline and rifampin. It is designed to stabilize the device and reduce the risk of infection and infection-related costs.1-5

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