Studies showing the benefits of titanised mesh implants

BiocompatibilityScheidbach, H., et al., Influence of titanium coating on the biocompatibility of a heavyweight polypropylene mesh. An animal experimental model. Eur Surg. Res., 2004. 36(5): p. 313-317.
Schopf, S., et al., Chronic pain after laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal hernia repair: a randomized comparison of light and extralight titanised polypropylene mesh. World J Surg., 2011. 35(2): p. 302-310.
Babichenko, II, et al., The influence of titanium coating of mesh polypropylene endoprostheses on their biocompatibility. Cell and Tissue Biology, 2016. 10(4): p. 332-339.
Better cell growthLehle, K., et al., Verbesserung des Langzeitverhaltens von textilen Implantaten und anderen Biomaterialien auf Kunststofbasis durch plasmaaktivierte chemische Gasphasenabscheidung (PACVD), in Abschlußbericht: Bayerischer Forschungsverbund Biomaterialien, Bayerischer Forschungsverbund Biomaterialien, Editor. 2003. p. 149-173.
Lower risk of inflammationScheidbach, H., et al., In vivo studies comparing the biocompatibility of various polypropylene meshes and their handling properties during endoscopic total extraperitoneal (TEP) patchplasty: an experimental study in pigs. Surg Endosc., 2004. 18(2): p. 211-220.
Fortelny, R.H., et al., Fibrin sealant (Tisseel) for hiatal mesh fixation in an experimental model in pigs. J Surg.Res, 2010. 162(1): p. 68-74.
Fortelny, R.H., et al., The feasibility of FS mesh fixation by a transgastric approach - an important benefit in future NOTES procedures? J Surg.Res, 2011. 171(1): p. 80-86.
Less scarringScheidbach, H., et al., Influence of titanium coating on the biocompatibility of a heavyweight polypropylene mesh. An animal experimental model. Eur Surg.Res., 2004. 36(5): p. 313-317.
Less shrinkage of meshScheidbach, H., et al., In vivo studies comparing the biocompatibility of various polypropylene meshes and their handling properties during endoscopic total extraperitoneal (TEP) patchplasty: an experimental study in pigs. Surg Endosc., 2004. 18(2): p. 211-220.
Schug-Pass, C., et al., A lightweight polypropylene mesh (TiMesh) for laparoscopic intraperitoneal repair of abdominal wall hernias: comparison of biocompatibility with the DualMesh in an experimental study using the porcine model. Surg.Endosc., 2006. 20(3): p. 402-409.
Fortelny, R.H., et al., Fibrin sealant (Tisseel) for hiatal mesh fixation in an experimental model in pigs. J Surg.Res, 2010. 162(1): p. 68-74.
Fortelny, R.H., et al., The feasibility of FS mesh fixation by a transgastric approach - an important benefit in future NOTES procedures? J Surg.Res, 2011. 171(1): p. 80-86.
Less foreign body sensationHorstmann, R., et al., Impact of polypropylene amount on functional outcome and quality of life after inguinal hernia repair by the TAPP procedure using pure, mixed, and titanium-coated meshes. World J Surg., 2006. 30(9): p. 1742-1749.
Less postoperative painHorstmann, R., et al., Impact of polypropylene amount on functional outcome and quality of life after inguinal hernia repair by the TAPP procedure using pure, mixed, and titanium-coated meshes. World J Surg., 2006. 30(9): p. 1742-1749.
Tamme, C., et al., Totally extraperitoneal inguinal hernioplasty with titanium-coated lightweight polypropylene mesh: early results. Surg Endosc., 2005. 19(8): p. 1125-1129.
Schopf, S., et al., Chronic pain after laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal hernia repair: a randomized comparison of light and extralight titanised polypropylene mesh. World J Surg., 2011. 35(2): p. 302-310.
Shorter convalescenceKoch, A., et al., Randomized clinical trial of groin hernia repair with titanium-coated lightweight mesh compared with standard polypropylene mesh. Br.J.Surg., 2008. 95(10): p. 1226-1231.
Intraperitoneal applicationSchug-Pass, C., et al., A lightweight polypropylene mesh (TiMesh) for laparoscopic intraperitoneal repair of abdominal wall hernias: comparison of biocompatibility with the DualMesh in an experimental study using the porcine model. Surg.Endosc., 2006. 20(3): p. 402-409.
Schug-Pass, C., et al., Fixation of mesh to the peritoneum using a fibrin glue: investigations with a biomechanical model and an experimental laparoscopic porcine model. Surg.Endosc., 2009. 23(12): p. 2809-2815.
Fortelny, R.H., et al., Fibrin sealant (Tisseel) for hiatal mesh fixation in an experimental model in pigs. J Surg.Res, 2010. 162(1): p. 68-74.
Fortelny, R.H., et al., The feasibility of FS mesh fixation by a transgastric approach - an important benefit in future NOTES procedures? J Surg.Res, 2011. 171(1): p. 80-86.
Moreno-Egea, A., et al., Randomized clinical trial of laparoscopic hernia repair comparing titanium-coated lightweight mesh and medium-weight composite mesh. Surg Endosc, 2013. 27(1): p. 231-239.
Moreno-Egea, A., et al., Which should be the gold standard laparoscopic technique for handling Spigelian hernias? Surg Endosc, 2015. 29(4): p. 856-862.