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The Secret of Gritflowness - October 2020 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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Bridge the Gap GEM NEUROTUBE device provides time-tested, proven efficacy for the repair of nerve gaps. Facilitates healing. Encourages axonal growth. Impedes fibroblasts. 1,2 Replaces the classic nerve graft technique for the repair of nerve gaps 1-3 • The most cost-effective nerve conduit currently available • Multiple studies and case reports prove the clinical efficacy of NEUROTUBE—improved sensory and functional outcomes 2 • Absorbable woven Polyglycolic Acid (PGA) mesh nerve conduit is small enough to permit nutrients while impeding invasion by fibroblasts 3 • Corrugated to resist occlusive force of surrounding soft tissue 1 • Flexible to accommodate movement of joints and associated tendon gliding 1 • Bioabsorable to eliminate the need for removal at a subsequent operation 1 • Convenient, stored at room temperature, does not require hydration prior to use 1 Rx Only. For safe and proper use of this device, refer to the Instructions for Use. GEM design and Neurotube are trademarks of Baxter International Inc., or its subsidiaries. INDICATIONS FOR USE: The NEUROTUBE device is intended for single use in patients requiring peripheral nerve repair, in which the nerve gap is greater than or equal to 8 mm, but less than or equal to 30 mm. 1 CONTRAINDICATIONS: Use of the NEUROTUBE is contraindicated for anyone with a known allergy to polyglycolic acid. 1 References: 1. NEUROTUBE IFU. Synovis Micro Companies Alliance, Inc. 2. Weber A, Breidenbach WC, Brown RE, Jabaley ME, Mass DP. A randomized prospective study of polyglycolic acid conduits for digital nerve reconstruction in humans. Plas and Recon Surg. 2000; 106 (5): 1036-1045. 3. Gerth DJ, Tashiro J, Thaller SR. Clinical outcomes for Conduits and Scaffolds in peripheral nerve repair. World J Clin Cases. 2015; 3(2): 141-147. Global Excellence in Microsurgery Synovis Micro Companies Alliance, Inc. (a subsidiary of Baxter International Inc.) • 439 Industrial Lane, Birmingham, AL 35211 Call: 800-510-3318 or 205-941- 0111 • www.synovismicro.com • Email: smca_Information@Baxter.com

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