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Table 1 Meshes approved for use in the abdominal cavity

From: Guidelines for laparoscopic treatment of ventral and incisional abdominal wall hernias (International Endohernia Society [IEHS])—Part III

Group Name of mesh Material Company name
PTFE Mycromesh ePTFE W. L. Gore
DualMesh ePTFE W. L. Gore
Dulex ePTFE C. R. Bard
MotifMESH cPTFE Proxy Biomedical
Omyramesh cPTFE Aesculap AG
PVDF Dynamesh PP/polyvinylidene fluoride FEG Textiltechnik/Dahlhausen
Composite mesh with absorbable barrier coated Glucamesh PP with beta glucan coating Genzyme
Proceed PP with ORC layer Ethicon
Sepramesh PP with resorbable layer Genzyme
Parietene Composite PP with collagen coating Sofradim
Parietex Composite Polyester with collagen coating Sofradim
Physiomesh PP with poliglecaprone 25 Ethicon
C-Qur PP with omega 3 fatty acid coating Atrium Medical Corp.
Ventrio ST PP with PGA fibers and PDO filaments and hydrogel barrier C. R. Bard
Composite mesh with permanent barrier coated TiMesh PP with titanium coating pfm medical AG
Composix PP/ePTFE C. R. Bard
Ventrio Hernia Patch PP/ePTFE C. R. Bard
Intramesh T1 PP/ePTFE Cousin Biotech
Intramesh W3 Polyester mesh with silicone layer Cousin Biotech
  1. PTFE polytetrafluoroethylene, ePTFE expanded PTFE, cPTFE condensed PTFE, PVDF polyvinyl difluoride, PP polypropylene, ORC oxidized regenerated cellulose
  2. Modified after Eriksen et al. [1]