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STRATTICETM BIOLOGIC MESH
STRATTICETM is a 100% biologic mesh for hernia repair. STRATTICETM is a mesh made from animal tissue. It is a biologic, designed to integrate into, or become part of, the body’s tissue.∗
A WELL-KNOWN MESH
STRATTICETM has been used for over 10 years in hernia repair
STRATTICETM appears in more than 100 publications about hernia repair∗
STRATTICETM has been used in over 200,000 patients
HOW IT WORKS
MESH IS DIFFERENT FROM SYNTHETIC MESHES
STRATTICETM is a biologic mesh made from animal tissue that is designed to integrate into, or become part of, the body’s own tissue.∗ There are other mesh options available:
- Permanent synthetic mesh stays in the body and can be made from different types of plastic
- Absorbable synthetic mesh, made from different types of plastic, are designed to fully or partially break down in the body over time
HOW THE BODY REACTS TO STRATTICETM BIOLOGIC MESH
In animal studies, the body reacted differently depending on the type of mesh material used.
A RELIABLE REPAIR
THE MESH YOUR
SURGEON USES MATTERS—
STRATTICETM has been shown to help stop your hernia from coming back—
an important sign that you have a strong, reliable hernia repair.
At 7 years after their hernia surgery,MORE THAN
90% OF PATIENTS WHO HAD THEIR HERNIAS REPAIRED WITH A BIOLOGIC MESH∗ HAD NOT EXPERIENCED RETURN OF THEIR HERNIA
KNOW YOUR RISK
TALK TO YOUR SURGEON
Remember, certain risk factors can lead to your hernia coming back.
The mesh option that is right for you may depend on which risk factors you have, or how many.
Select the risk factors that apply to you.
Show your phone, or print out your answers, to TALK TO YOUR SURGEON at your next visit about a mesh option that may be right for you.