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TephaFLEX® Absorbable Nonwoven Textiles*

Designed to Promote Tissue Ingrowth

CONSTRUCT ATTRIBUTES:

  • Can be produced as felt, melt-blown, and dry spun constructions
  • Highly porous to allow tissue ingrowth
  • Variable thickness and densities available
  • Can be produced in nanosize fiber diameters
  • Potential to tailor the rate of absorption to a specific application

DESCRIPTION:

Nonwoven textile products made from TephaFLEX® material are being developed with a highly porous structure to promote cellular ingrowth and allow tissue remodeling for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications.

POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS:

  • Tissue engineering scaffold
  • Pledgets
  • Orthopedic repair
  • ENT applications
  • Regenerative medicine

*Products under development