Features & Benefits
- Clinically effective2-7
- Designed to allow a tensionless repair
- Eliminates donor site morbidity associated with autografts5
- Conveniently available off-the-shelf at the time of surgery
- Available in six standard sizes for accurate size matching
- No second surgery to required harvest autograft
- Designed to be non-inflammatory and resorbable1,3,5
- Helps to improve flexibility over standard collagen conduits1,8
1. Data on file at Collagen Matrix, Inc.
2. Weber RA, Breidenbach WC, Brown RE, Jabaley ME, Mass DP. A Randomized Prospective study of polyglycolic acid conduits for digital nerve reconstruction in humans. Plast Reconstr Surg 2000 Oct. 106(5): 1036-45; discussion 1046-8.
3. Li ST, Rodkey WG, Yuen D, Hansen P, Steadman JR. Type 1 Collagen-Based Template for Meniscus Regeneration. Tissue Engineering and Biodegradable Equivalents. Scientific and Clinical Applications. 2002 pp 237-266.
4. Taras JS, Nanavati V, Steelman P. Nerve Conduits. J Hand Therapy. 2005 Apr-Jun; 18(2): 191-7. Review.
5. Trumble TE, Parisi D, Archibald S, Allan CH. Synthetic Nerve Conduits. Pp 121-128. Peripheral Nerve Surgery. Practical Applications in the Upper Extremity. Slutsky and Hentz. Elsevier 2006.
6. Lundborg G. Dahlin LB, Danielson N, Nachemson AK. Tissue specificity in nerve regernation. Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg. 1986; 20:279-83.
7. Mackinnon SE, Dellon AL, Lundborg G, Hudson AR, Hunter DA. A study of neurotropism in a primate model. J Hand Surgery [Am]. 1986; 11:888-94.
8. Li ST, Yuen D: U.S. Patent #6,716,225, Implant Devices for Nerve Repair, 2004.