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Prolus ® – Polypropylene Mesh

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It’s a very sturdy and efficient variety of Prolus Polypropylene Mesh which is a prosthesis designed to reinforce the abdominal wall, via celioscopy or laparotomy, in cases of Crural and inguinal hernia and Incisional hernia. It cuts using a laser machine to stop the edges from tearing. This helps in providing precise shape. The mesh is transparent and flexible, making it ideal for use in celioscopy or laparotomy and enabling it to fit perfectly against the cavity wall. Our Prolus – Polypropylene Mesh has brilliant multidirectional mechanical properties and and resistance to fraying. Its non shrinkage feature offers long term material consistency. The range has very high tensile strength.Knot pull strength exceeds USP limits. The mesh is very smooth of texture that results in very little tissue trauma. Prolus sutures used in cardiovascular surgery are straight packed to minimize memory. Packed using Tyvek paper for extra security.

Product Details:

Composition Polypropylene
Construction Monofilament
Coating None
In vitro retention of strength Prolus is not subject to any degradation or loss of tensile strength
Tissue Reaction Prolus elicits a minimal inflammatory reaction in the tissue, followed by gradual encapsulation of the suture by fibrous tissue
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
Mesh Weight 80 g/m2
Mesh Thickness 0.50 mm
Pore Size 0.5 x 0.7 mm
Elongation 89%
Maximum Force 25 kgf
Shelf Life 5 years
Packaging 1, 3 and 6 sheets per box

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


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