Antibacterial Patch For Soft Tissue Repair
TYRX, Inc. introduces AIGISRx® ST, its antibacterial product for the surgical repair of damaged or ruptured soft tissue. TYRX had previously received 510(k) clearance to market a product for hernia repair and other abdominal soft tissue deficiencies. The new clearance adds the use as a soft tissue patch to reinforce soft tissue where weakness exists and for the surgical repair of damaged or ruptured soft tissue.
According to the company, the product delivers:
- Antimicrobial agents, rifampin and minocycline that have been shown to reduce infections associated with medical devices in multiple randomized controlled trials.
- A resorbable polymer containing the antimicrobial agents rifampin and minocycline to help provide protection from microbial colonization.
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