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Prolus ® – Lite Polypropylene Mesh

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Prolus – Lite Polypropylene Mesh with a Unique Blue, Lightweight yet strong, polypropylene mesh for use in abdominal sacrocolpopexy procedures. The Lite is a large pore, monofilament, polypropylene mesh that is uniquely blue in color for exceptional visibility and handling. It is the thinnest mesh indicated specifically for sacrocolpopexy procedures. It is widely recognized to improve host tissue acceptance , while strength is important for the durability of the range.

Product Details:

Composition Polypropylene
Construction Monofilament
Absorption Time Non-Absorbable
Sterilization 100% Ethylene Oxide
Available in Sizes 6 x 11 cm, 7.6 x 15 cm, 10 x 15 cm, 12 x 15 cm, 15 x 15 cm, 15 x 30 cm, 30 x 30 cm
Shelf Life 5 years
Packaging 1, 3 and 6 sheets per box
Mesh Weight 45 g/m2
Mesh Thickness 0.43 mm
Pore Size 1.3 x 1.0 mm
Maximum Force 19 kgf
Elongation 77%

Distinctive Features:

  • Laser cut providing precise shape and preventing edges from fraying
  • Permeable giving it high capacity for colonization, good tissue ingrowth and integration
  • Transparent and flexible for easy use in coelioscopy and laparotomy. Fits perfectly against the cavity wall and avoids fragmentation
  • Excellent multi-directional mechanical properties and exceptional resistance to tearing
  • No shrinkage providing long term material stability
  • High strength and burst resistance for permanent support
  • Good shape memory

Indications:

  • Abdominal wall reinforcement
  • Treatment of incisional, inguinal, femoral, umbilical and ventral hernias
  • Use in both coelioscopy and laparotomy