Papers

Dural Sub v Sealant – Can one product really be both?

A surgical sealant is a surgical sealant. A tissue replacement is a tissue replacement. Can one product fulfil both functions without compromise? Repairing the Dura Mater offers two challenges to the neurosurgeon. Where dural tissue is missing or inadequate it …

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TissuePatch – Trend to reducing persistent air leaks in VATS

Last month, during the World Society of CardioThoracic Surgeons meeting in Edinburgh, Mr Sri Rathinam, Consultant CardioThoracic surgeon from The Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK presented clinical findings from a series of patients receiving TissuePatch™ during Lung Volume Reduction Surgery. The Objective …

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Pre-soaking TissuePatch can enhance handling says new Clinical White Paper

To coincide with this week’s annual meeting of the Society of British Neurosurgeons (SBNS), in York, UK, Tissuemed is pleased to announce the publication of a new Clinical Series Bulletin, available here on the Tissuemed website. This latest report from …

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TissuePatch use in LVRS: Presentation at World Cardiothoracic Event

Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Sri Rathinam, from Leicester’s Glenfield Hospital has had an abstract (including video) accepted for presentation at the World Society of CardioThoracic surgeons in Edinburgh in September. The paper details the department’s extensive use of TissuePatch in Lung Volume …

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Use of TissuePatch in the management of chyle leak – New publication

The use of Tissuemed’s TissuePatch sealant film  in the management of chyle leak in major neck surgery is described in a new clinical report from surgeons from the Royal London Hospital, London and the Mercy Ships working in Africa.  This short …

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TissuePatchDural – Updated brochure

Tissuemed are pleased to provide an update of the TissuePatchDural product brochure available here. This update reflects the full reference for the clinical paper published by neurosurgeons at the Carlo Besta Institute, Milan.  In addition, the product codes for the multipack …

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First comparative clinical study finds the use of Tissuemed’s sealant film, TissuePatchDural, more effective in the prevention of CSF leaks and shortens hospital stay in higher risk procedures.

Authored by Mr Phillip van Hille and presented, as a poster by Martin Palin, this was a single centre retrospective comparative study involving 101 patients who underwent elective neurosurgery.  Patients undergoing posterior fossa surgery received either TissuePatchDural or Tisseel (Baxter …

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TissuePatchDural – New clinical publication in World Neurosurgery

Tissuemed is pleased to announce publication of a new clinical paper in World Neurosurgery relating to its self-adhesive dural sealant film products. This closely follows a recent positive clinical publication in the British Journal of Neurosurgery. Authored by Dr Paolo Ferroli, Professor …

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Tissuemed adhesive sealant film technology referenced in new book

In a new publication entitled the Handbook of Adhesion Technology, TissuePatch technology features in a chapter entitled “Adhesion in Medicine”, authored by Dr Robin Chivers. The product is described as “a dry film which already has mechanical integrity and which …

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Public Service Review: Tissuemed Article

Economic factors are increasingly important when selecting and justifying use of new and even existing products in surgery. A new article, published in Public Service Review: Health and Social Care 28, proposes that healthcare economic arguments should not be merely …

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