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Novus Scientific Announces the World's 1st Long-Term Absorbable Mesh as an Alternative to Non-Absorbable Synthetic Mesh
Date:9/26/2011

SINGAPORE, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novus Scientific today announced TIGR® Matrix Surgical Mesh, the world's first and only long-term resorbable mesh, as an alternative to permanent synthetic mesh. First introduced in the US in 2010, TIGR® Matrix Surgical Mesh is currently being used in many surgical applications as an alternative to permanent synthetic mesh and expensive biologic devices.

Characteristics of TIGR® Matrix Surgical Mesh
TIGR® Matrix Surgical Mesh is knitted from two different synthetic absorbable fibers, possessing different degradation characteristics. The first fiber, making up approximately 40% of the matrix by weight, is a copolymer of glycolide, lactide, and trimethylene carbonate. The second fiber, making up approximately 60% of the matrix by weight, is a copolymer of lactide, and trimethylene carbonate. Both fibers degrade by bulk hydrolysis once implanted.

Based on the product's absorption characteristics, in vitro testing showed that the first fiber retains its functional capabilities for 1-2 weeks and in vivo studies in the abdominal wall of sheep showed that the first fiber was fully absorbed after 4 months. The same in vitro testing showed that the second fiber retains its functional capabilities for 6 months and in vivo studies in the abdominal wall of sheep indicated that the second fiber is completely absorbed after approximately 36 months.

"We at Novus Scientific have long prided ourselves on identifying clinical need and developing innovative products to address that need. We are pleased to highlight the fact that TIGR® Matrix Surgical Mesh is a viable alternative to permanent synthetic mesh on both a physiological treatment level and a budgetary level when used by physicians performing surgeries that reinforce soft tissue where weakness exists," said Thomas Engstrom, Fo
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