Abdominal wall reinforcement:
Macroporous permanent mesh
Symbotex™ Composite Mesh
Meshes long term tolerance depends on their physical and mechanical properties.
When in contact with viscera, the meshes should be protected by a continous smooth barrier to minimize visceral adhesions.
Smooth and continous resorbable barriers outperform hydrophobic permanent barriers in preclinical models.
† Based on preclinical study. Results may not correlate to performance in humans.
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controlling tolerance and performance – current and future trends in mesh development, new techniques in genital prolapse
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2. Based on NAMSA Study #198929. Minimizing tissue attachment barrier performance, local tissue effects and tissue integration
of Parietene™ DS composite mesh in a rat cecal abrasion model. Based on occurrence rates of cecal soft tissue attachment to the
mesh through macroscopic observations in the rat (n = 18 test articles versus n = 12 bare mesh; p < 0.05). Oct. 2016.
3. Based on internal test report #162750, Evaluating local tissue effects, tissue integration and minimizing tissue attachment
performance of Symbotex™ composite mesh versus Parietex™ optimized composite mesh. May 2013.
4. Based on a NAMSA preclinical study #163905. Symbotex™ composite mesh versus competitors in a pig bowel abrasion
model. Oct. 2013.