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“Millions of Tacks” claim based on global units of
AbsorbaTack™ devices sold since product launch Ordering Information
ExpEriEncE meets innovation
multiplied by the corresponding number of tacks in
each device sold. New AbsorbaTack™ 20 Short Fixation Device
Introducing the Comprehensive System
2.
Gonzalez R., Rodeheaver G., Moody D., Foresman
P., and Ramshaw B. Resistance to adhesion
For Open Ventral Hernia Repair Procedures:
formation: A comparative study of treated
ABSTACK20S 5mm Single Use Short Fixation
for Open Ventral Hernia Repair and untreated mesh products placed in the
abdominal cavity. Hernia 2004; 8(3): 213-19. Device w/20 tacks
3.
Michael J. Rosen, M.D. (Case Medical Center,
University Hospitals of Cleveland, Department of
General Surgery). Polyester-based mesh for
The AbsorbaTack™ fixation device and Parietex™ PCO OS mesh have ventral hernia repair: is it safe? The American
Journal of Surgery (2009) 197:353-359.
Parietex™ Composite Open Skirt (PCO OS) Mesh
enjoyed independent clinical success. The new AbsorbaTack™ 20 short 4.
Dr. Dean Mikami, The Ohio State University Medical
represents the extension of absorbable fixation into open ventral Center, and Dr. Mark Meese, Surgical Associates. Parietex™
PCO 1510 OS 15cm x 10cm (6" x 4")
Ergonomic
composite OS series
open skirted mesh
15 x 10cm ( 6” x 4”)
Absorbable Fixation for Hernia Repair: Clinical PCO1510OS*
Experience. Webcast sponsored by Covidien.
hernia repair.
Data on file.
Absorbable
5.
6.
William S. Cobb, M.D.; Kent W. Kercher, M.D.; and B. Parietex™
composite OS series skirted mesh
20 x 15cm ( 8” x 6”)
PCO2015OS * PCO 2015 OS 20cm x 15cm (8" x 6")
Parietex PCO OS mesh provides the advantages of fast, strong tissue
™ Todd Heniford, M.D. The argument for lightweight
polypropylene mesh in hernia repair. Surgical
Innovation (March 2005); Vol. 12, No. 1:63-9.
Fixation
ingrowth from compliant polyester mesh and an outstanding barrier
7.
Benchetrit S., Debaert M., Detruit B., et al. PCO 2520 OS 25cm x 20cm (10" x 8")
Parietex™
composite OS series skirted mesh
to visceral attachments to the implant through a resorbable porcine
25 x 20cm (10” x 8”)
PCO2520OS*
Laparoscopic and open abdominal wall
construction using Parietex™ meshes: Clinical
collagen film.2 results in 2700 hernias. Hernia 1998; 2: 57-62.
8.
Lepere M., Benchetrit S., Debaert M., et al. A
PCO 3020 OS 30cm x 20cm (12" x 8")
Parietex™
polyester composite mesh
30 x 20cm (12” x 8”)
multicentric comparison of transabdominal PCO3020OS*
versus totally extraperitoneal laparoscopic
hernia repair using Parietex™ meshes. JSLS
2000; 4(2):147-53.
PCO 06 OS
6cm (2.35")
Parietex™
composite OS series
open skirted mesh
6cm (2.35”)
PCO6OS*
(Coming Soon!)
The combination of strong fixation from the absorbable tack, which leaves Parietex™
composite OS series
open skirted mesh
8cm (3.15”)
PCO8OS*
PCO 08 OS 8cm (3.15")
no foreign material behind, and fast and intimate tissue ingrowth from the
hydrophilic polyester mesh, which reduces bridging fibrosis and contraction, AbsorbaTack™ 20 Short Fixation Device
is designed with optimal patient comfort in mind. for Open Ventral Hernia Repair
Prepare. Repair. Recover.
At Covidien, we strive to develop medical solutions for surgeons and
AbsorbaTack™ Fixation Device Parietex™ Mesh Ingrowth Peel Strength (28 Days)*
their hernia patients by offering a comprehensive and innovative
In Vivo Shear Strength (Differences Not Statistically Significant)
product portfolio, diverse educational resources, expert clinical support,
and collaborative, best-in-practice services.
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Millions of AbsorbaTack™ fixation device tacks are currently
40
in the marketplace as surgeons switch to absorbable fixation
STRENGTH (lbs)
POUNDS (lbs)
30
31.6 3
2.40
for hernia repair.1 In addition, Parietex™ Composite Open
2.25
20
2 Skirt (PCO OS) Mesh has enjoyed clinical success for more
17.2
10.4
than ten years.
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IMPORTANT: Please refer to the package insert for complete instructions, contraindications,
warnings and precautions.
0
0 4 6 8
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Parietex™ Proceed® PPM
Now, when surgeons select the new AbsorbaTack™ 20 short
WEEKS IN VIVO Composite
fixation device and Parietex™ PCO OS mesh, they benefit
COVIDIEN, COVIDIEN with logo and “positive results for life” are trademarks of Covidien AG.
Data represents average tack-shear-strength values over time Source: B.P. Jacob, N.J. Hogle, E. Durak, T. Kim, and D.L. Fowler.
from using the only comprehensive open preperitoneal
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© 2009 Covidien. All rights reserved.
from an in vivo animal study. Tissue ingrowth and bowel adhesion formation in an animal
comparative study: polypropylene versus Proceed versus
ParietexTM Composite. Surgical Endoscopy (2007) 21:629-633.
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ventral hernia repair system specifically designed with
optimal patient comfort and safety in mind.
For more information or to set up a
product demonstration, contact your 150 Glover Avenue 1-800-722-8772 [t] www.absorbatack.com
local Covidien Hernia Specialist or call Norwalk, CT 1-888-636-1002 [f]
Customer Service at 1-800-722-8772. 06856
New AbsorbaTack™ 20 Short Fixation Device The Comprehensive System for Open Ventral Hernia Repair Parietex™ Composite Open Skirt (PCO OS) Mesh
Intuitive for the surgeon to use in open ventral hernia repair The AbsorbaTack™ fixation device and Parietex™ PCO OS mesh system combines the strong Advanced architecture for open ventral hernia repair,
and contributes to a safer surgical environment 3 absorbable fixation, leaving no foreign material behind, and fast and intimate tissue ingrowth from designed with patient comfort in mind
the hydrophilic polyester mesh—both designed with optimal patient comfort and safety in mind.
Procedure-specific
Procedure-specific Proven4 • Rigid 2-D, lightweight (115g/m2) open skirt on parietal side provides
improved handling and access to secure fixation points8
• 20cm short shaft gives the surgeon • Millions of our absorbable tacks are in the • 3-D, soft, isoelastic material (80g/m2) on visceral side supports patient
ergonomic access to defect marketplace, with more than 20 months comfort and mobility7
• Provides secure, temporary of clinical experience (as of 9/15/2009)
• Porcine collagen film infused into the mesh is clinically proven to limit
mesh fixation
• More than 10 years of clinical experience visceral attachments to the implant2
• Use with all applicable mesh of Parietex™ Composite mesh • Composite knit of 195g/m2 reduces material mass
sizes and tissue types
• Available in 20-tack load
• More than 40 clinical papers worldwide compare • Full range of mesh shapes and sizes to meet a variety of procedural needs,
Parietex™ Composite mesh favorably against from large ventral to umbilical defects (see reorder codes on back)
other open ventral hernia repair meshes
Anatomical Compliance
Intuitive
• The unique material properties of
• Easy-to-use point-and-shoot Parietex™ PCO OS mesh ultimately
design—similar to the Patient Comfort provide increased softness with
gold standard Stat Tack™ excellent anatomical compliance
fixation device • Absorbable fixation leaves no foreign material
and ease of handling in open ventral
in the body hernia procedures 8
• Ratcheted handle provides tactile
feedback when firing • Tack profile provides the least amount of tissue
• Pistol-grip handle designed for disruption among absorbable screw-in fixation
any preferred angle of approach devices,5 with proven tissue engagement4
Hydrophilic Polyester
Day 0 Day 14 • Parietex™ PCO OS mesh optimally balances fast
tissue ingrowth6 and limits visceral attachments • Improves tissue integration8
Safe3 for Patient, Surgeon AbsorbaTack™ fixation device plus Parietex™ Composite mesh in porcine model shows
and OR Team tissue at Day 0 and the excised tissue at Day 14. to the implant through a resorbable porcine • Reduces negative foreign-body
collagen barrier2 material response8
• Screw-in design of the tack
requires no piloting sharps to • Parietex™ PCO OS mesh softens and conforms
place the tack during palpation to patient anatomy after placement for
of abdominal wall improved comfort7
• Patients and surgical staff will
not be exposed to additional Macroporous
sharps in the OR
Safe 3
• Large pore size enables fast and
• Eliminates the need for in-service


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