Titanised mesh implants for reconstructive and plastic surgery

The TiLOOP® Bra product family covers all indications for breast surgery with tissue reinforcing material.

  • TiLOOP® Bra Pocket for pre-pectoral reconstruction/augmentation*
  • TiLOOP® Bra for sub-pectoral reconstruction/augmentation
  • TiLOOP® Bra MPX for mastopexy/reduction surgery/symmetrical alignment

 *This product is currently only available in certain markets. Contact us, to find out details about your country. 

Benefits

Extra light and soft

The TiLOOP® Bra extralight (16 g/m2) introduces the least amount of foreign material into the breast. The light weight material facilitates optimal tissue adaptation, which is of particular importance for the application in the sensitive breast area.

Surface weight comparison of synthetic meshes that are approved for breast surgery in Europe.

Optimal capsule quality

Compared to simple polypropylene, the hydrophilic and titanised surface carries a reduced risk of inflammation1 and thus a reduced tendency towards the formation of connective tissue-like scars and shrinkage: combined with minimal weight and ides the ideal conditions for a permanent, stable result as well as both desirable tissue ingrowth and a vascularied, flexible, and therefore optimum capsule quality.

Details

  • Titanised Type 1a polypropylene mesh
  • Weight: 16 or 35 g/m2
  • Pore size: 1.0 mm
  • Monofilament fabric
  • Non-resorbable
  • Atraumatic, laser-cut edges
  • EO-sterilised (ethylene oxide), pyrogen free

Knowledge

One of the determining factors for successful breast surgery in the long term, is the correct decision for or against the use of tissue reinforcing material (synthetic mesh or ADM).

TiLOOP® Bra mesh implants (no tissue replacement) are made of Type 1a polypropylene mesh (macroporous, light & monofilament) with a titanised, hydrophilic surface. Compared to simple polypropylene, this offers a number of advantages, which are already known in the use of titanised mesh implants for hernia surgery, such as:

  • better cell growth2
  • lower risk of inflammation1
  • less scarring3
  • less shrinkage of the mesh1
Increased cell vitality of fibroblasts through polypropylene surface titanisation.

1 Scheidbach et al. In vivo studies comparing the biocompatibility of various polypropylene meshes and their handling properties during endoscopic total extraperitoneal (TEP) patchplasty. Surg Endosc (2004) 18: 211–220

2 Lehle K., Lohn S. Verbesserung des Langzeitverhaltens von Implantaten und anderen Biomaterialien auf Kunststoffbasis durch plasmaaktivierte Gasphasenabscheidung (PACVD), Abschlussbericht Forschungsverbund “Biomaterialien (FORBIOMAT II)”, 149–173, 2002

3Scheidbach et al. Influence of Titanium Coating on the Biocompatibility of a Heavyweight Polypropylene Mesh. Eur Surg Res (2004) 36: 313–317

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