Hernia complete solutions for successful results

We offer a truly comprehensive hernia repair portfolio with product options spanning mesh, fixation, dissection, and biologics. You can create the complete mix of products to meet your procedural and economic needs.

What we are trying to achieve

The aim of any design of modern textile structures is the reduction of inflammation and fibrosis, favoring integration into local tissues with the least distrubance.2

Tissue incorporation is the goal and depends on the material, density, three-dimensional construction, filament type, pore size, compliance and electric charge.1

The right mesh

It is extremely important to understand the full range of physiomechanical properties of mesh materials, particularly the extend to which these properties affect the body's response to the implanted material. 1,3

Explore now the key parameters driving mesh performance.

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The right mesh for the right patient

Over 20 years clinical success

Our meshes benefit from these essential qualities.

  • 1. Based on internal test report #T2306CR062a/TEX044d evaluating 3DS/3DV textile characterization. April 2015.

  • 2. Deeken CR, Abdo MS, Frisella MM, Matthews BD. Physicomechanical evaluation of polypropylene, polyester, and polytetrafluoroethylene meshes for inguinal hernia repair. J Am Coll Surg. 2011;212(1):68-79.

  • 3. Lake S, Ray S, Zihni AM, Thompson DM Jr, Gluckstein J, Deeken CR. Pore size and pore shape — but not mesh density — alter the mechanical strength of tissue ingrowth and host tissue response to synthetic mesh materials in a porcine model of ventral hernia repair. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2015;42:186-197.

  • 4. Based on Versatex™ monofilament mesh IFU.

  • 5. Wehye D, Cobb W, Lecuivre J, et al. Large pore size and controlled mesh elongation are relevant predictors for mesh integration quality and low shrinkage -Systematic analysis of key parameters of meshes in a novel minipig hernia model*. Int J Surg. 2015;22:46-53.

  • 6. Based on internal test report #T2306CR022a assessing safety and local tolerance. October 2014.

  • 7. Based on internal test report #T2306CR042b assessing physical and mechanical properties of Versatex™ vs. current meshes on the market. April 2015.

  • 8. Weyhe D, Schmitz I, Bellyaev O, et al. Experimental comparison of monofile light and heavy polypropylene meshes: less weight does not mean less biological response. World J Surg. 2006;30(8):1586-91.

  • 9. Klosterhalfen B, Klinge U. Retrieval study at 623 human mesh explants made of polypropylene–impact of mesh class and indication for mesh removal on tissue reaction. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2013;101(8):1393-9.

  • 10. Hollinsky C, Kolbe T, Walter I, et al. Comparison of a new self-gripping mesh with other fixation methods for laparoscopic hernia repair in a rat model. J Am Coll Surg. 2009;208(6):1107– 1114. This study was conducted with Parietene ProGrip™ mesh.

  • 11. Weyhe D, Cobb W, Lecuivre J, et al. Large pore size and controlled mesh elongation are relevant predictors for mesh integration quality and low shrinkage: systematic analysis of key parameters of meshes in a novel minipig hernia model. Int J Surg. 2015;22:46–53.

  • 12. Ventral Hernia Working Group, Breuing K, Butler CE, Ferzoco S, et al. Incisional ventral hernias: Review of the literature and recommendations regarding the grading and technique of repair. Surgery. 2010;148(3):544–558.

  • 13. Based on internal test report #TEX014f, physical and mechanical characterization of ProGrip™Self-Gripping Mesh Textile with Grips from 2015.

  • 14. Agarwal BB, Agarwal KA, Mahajan KC. Prospective double-blind randomized controlled study comparing heavy and lightweight polypropylene mesh in totally extraperitoneal repair of inguinal hernia: early results. Surg Endosc. 2009;23(2):242–7.

  • 15. Based on Versatex™ monofilament mesh evaluation by surgeons for design validation. Internal report #T2306CR053b. March 2015.

  • 16. Kapischke M, Schulze H, Caliebe A. Self-fixating mesh for the Lichtenstein procedure: a prestudy. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2010;395(4):317–322. This study was conducted with Parietene ProGrip™mesh.

  • 17. Chastan P. Tension free open inguinal hernia repair using an innovative self-gripping semi-resorbable mesh. Hernia (2009) 13:137–142 DOI 10.1007/s10029-008-0451-4 J Minim Access Surg. 2006;2(3):139–143. This study was conducted with Parietene ProGrip™ mesh.

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