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Research Article

Coating with Autologous Plasma Improves Biocompatibility of Mesh Grafts In Vitro: Development Stage of a Surgical Innovation

Table 1


Mesh MaterialBiomechanic characteristics

Vitamesh, Proxy BiomedicalLarge pore monofilament PolypropyleneKnit polypropylene, pore size 2410 µm, Thickness (microns) 250, tear resistance ( N) 33.7
Dynamesh, FEG TextiltechnikMonofilament (PVDF) polyvinylidene fluoride Effective porosity: 58%, reactive surface: 1.97 m²/m², suture pull out strength: 31 N, tear propagation resistance: 28 N, pore size: 3000 μm
TFT Motifmesh, Proxy BiomedicalMicromachined polytetrafluoroethylenePore size 235 µm, thickness (microns) 150, tear resistance ( N) 15.1
TVT polypropylenePolypropyleneNonabsorbable, permanent polypropylene suture, pore size of 164 × 96 μm
UltraPro Hernia System Medium (UHSM), Ethicon Polypropylene reinforced with poliglecaprone fibers Filament thickness 0.09 mm, mesh thickness 0.5 mm, ( N) 69 N, pore size 300 µm
Proceed surgical mesh, EthiconMonofilament polypropylene encapsulated
with polydioxanone (PDS)
Closely knitted with small pores <1000 µm size, high tensile strength
Mersilene, Johnson and JohnsonMultifilament mesh, polyethylene terephthalateDensity 0,19 g/cm3, pore size 120–85 µm

Investigated meshes and their main characteristics [5].

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