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TISSUE-GUARD

With 30+ years of clinical history, PERI-GUARD, VASCU-GUARD and DURA-GUARD patches have demonstrated a low inflammatory response, resistance to suture line bleeding, and very low adverse event rates supporting overall patient healing outside of the OR. These products are recognized for providing strength, durability, and superior handling in soft tissue repair.
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Guard Products

A Heritage of Healing

With more than 1.3 million units sold, our TISSUE-GUARD products offer clinical application across a broad range of indications including vascular, neurological, abdominal, thoracic and cardiothoracic surgery.1

Additional Product Benefits

Low Risk of Inflammatory Response

Through a proprietary manufacturing process, the intrinsic nature of the bovine pericardium material is maintained while meeting high levels of biocompatibility and demonstrating a low risk of inflammatory response.2,3

Strength, Durability and Excellent Handling

The TISSUE-GUARD products are similar to autologous tissue and are easy to handle and suture through; they resist suture line bleeding with excellent reapproximation.2,4,5 

Multiple Size Options

 

The TISSUE-GUARD family of patches offer multiple size options and readily conform to multiplanar shapes.

 

Important Risk Information

DURA-GUARD

INDICATIONS FOR USE:

DURA-GUARD is intended for use as a dura substitute for the closure of dura mater during neurosurgery.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

DURA-GUARD is not designed, sold or intended for use except as indicated.

ADVERSE REACTIONS:

Failure to rinse the product may result in a sterile inflammatory reaction.

Rx only. For safe and proper use of this device refer to the complete Instructions for Use.


PERI-GUARD

INDICATIONS FOR USE:

PERI-GUARD is intended for repair of pericardial structures and for the surgical repair of soft tissue deficiencies which include: defects of the abdominal and thoracic wall, gastric

banding, muscle flap reinforcement, and hernias (including diaphragmatic, femoral, incisional, inguinal, lumbar, paracolostomy, scrotal, and umbilical hernias). PERI-GUARD is

also intended for use as a patch material for intracardiac defects, great vessel, septal defect and annulus repair, and suture-line buttressing.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

PERI-GUARD is not designed, sold or intended for use except as indicated.

ADVERSE REACTIONS:

Failure to rinse the product may result in a sterile inflammatory reaction.

Rx only. For safe and proper use of this device refer to the complete Instructions for Use.


VASCU-GUARD

INDICATIONS FOR USE:

VASCU-GUARD is intended for use in peripheral vascular reconstruction including the carotid, renal, iliac, femoral, profunda and tibial blood vessels and arteriovenous

access revisions.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

VASCU-GUARD is not designed, sold or intended for use except as indicated.

ADVERSE REACTIONS:

Failure to rinse the product may result in a sterile inflammatory reaction.

Rx only. For safe and proper use of this device refer to the complete Instructions for Use.

TISSUE-GUARD Full Instructions for Use: