ADA-friendly PDF: AX0288-EN1 Biosynthetic Mesh - 3D vs 2D materials 2018.pdf

Biosynthetics — Know your options

“[Biologic] materials come with only moderate durability, and at substantial financial cost... Slowly absorbable biosynthetic implants, as a class of hernia meshes, represent a possible cost-effective solution. In the final analysis... given their lower cost, reduced handling requirements, and relatively predictable behavior, [biosynthetic mesh] use could be supported for these difficult clinical situations.”