Surgisis® IHM is a cost-effective inguinal hernia matrix device specifically configured for use in reinforcing soft tissue during both open and laparoscopic repair of an inguinal hernia. Available in an 8.0 by 13.0 cm rectangular shape and designed to provide excellent handling characteristics, this hernia repair mesh offers surgeons long-term biomechanical strength while conforming easily to complex anatomy. Following implantation, tissues adjacent to the SIS matrix begin delivering cells and nutrients, leading to capillary growth within the matrix. SIS is gradually replaced as the host system reinforces and rebuilds the weakened site. Eventually, the body's tissue grows completely into the surgical site while SIS maintains needed tissue support.