Help Shaping the Future of Hernia Repair - Biosynthetic Absorbable Mesh
Mr Steven Karametos is dedicated to providing excellence in hernia repair, and continually invests in training to offer the most up-to-date surgical techniques. Mr Karametos also studies new approaches and repair devices that are helping to advance the field and benefit patients. For instance, the Biosynthetic Absorbable Mesh was first introduced in 2008 as GORE® BIO-A® Tissue Reinforcement. It is composed of a bioabsorbable material which has years of positive outcomes data supporting its use. The Biosynthetic Absorbable Mesh is now available in Australia, and Mr Karametos is one of the leading hernia surgeons in Melbourne who utilises it for some types of hernia surgery. It is designed for performance in complex hernia repairs.
GORE® BIO-A® Tissue Reinforcement is a unique biosynthetic web scaffold made of 67% polyglycolic acid (PGA) : 33% trimethylene carbonate (TMC) designed for soft tissue reinforcement procedures.
GORE® BIO-A® Tissue Reinforcement is a leading product for economic value, providing cost saving benefits and quality patient outcomes. Exceptional performance and features include:
The material is versatile and suitable for a variety of applications, including: