Academic Papers

Poly-4-Hydroxybutyrate (P4HB) Scaffold Internal Support: Preliminary Experience with Direct Implant Opposition During Complex Breast Revisions

Deeken, Corey R., and Brent D. Matthews. “Characterization of the mechanical strength, resorption properties, and histologic characteristics of a fully absorbable material (poly-4-hydroxybutyrate –PHASIX mesh) in a porcine model of hernia repair.” ISRN surgery 2013 (2013).

Martin, David P., et al. “Characterization of poly-4-hydroxybutyrate mesh for hernia repair applications.” journal of surgical research 184.2 (2013): 766-773.

Wolloscheck, T., et al. “Inguinal hernia: measurement of the biomechanics of the lower abdominal wall and the inguinal canal.” Hernia 8.3 (2004): 233-241.

Aydinuraz, Kuzey, et al. “In vitro S. epidermidis and S. aureus adherence to composite and lightweight polypropylene grafts.” Journal of Surgical Research 157.1 (2009): e79-e86.

Klinge, U., et al. “Do multifilament alloplastic meshes increase the infection rate? Analysis of the polymeric surface, the bacteria adherence, and the in vivo consequences in a rat model.” Journal of biomedical materials research 63.6 (2002): 765-771.

Halaweish, Ihab, et al. “Novel in vitro model for assessing susceptibility of synthetic hernia repair meshes to Staphylococcus aureus infection using green fluorescent protein-labeled bacteria and modern imaging techniques.” Surgical infections 11.5 (2010): 449-454.

Engelsman, Anton F., et al. “The phenomenon of infection with abdominal wall reconstruction.” Biomaterials 28.14 (2007): 2314-2327.

Engelsman, A. F., et al. “Morphological aspects of surgical meshes as a risk factor for bacterial colonization.” British Journal of Surgery 95.8 (2008): 1051-1059.

An, Yuehuei H., and Richard J. Friedman. “Concise review of mechanisms of bacterial adhesion to biomaterial surfaces.” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 43.3 (1998): 338-348.

Lamb, Jerome P., Thomas Vitale, and Donald L. Kaminski. “Comparative evaluation of synthetic meshes used for abdominal wall replacement.” Surgery 93.5 (1983): 643-648.

“ FAQ.” SERI® Surgical Scaffold. Sofregen Medical, n.d. Web. 25 July 2015.

“TIGR Resorbable Matrix Marketing Materials.” Novus Scientific. Novus Scientific, 2017. Web. 25 Sept. 2013.

Deeken, Corey R., et al. “Histologic and biomechanical evaluation of crosslinked and non-crosslinked biologic meshes in a porcine model of ventral incisional hernia repair.” Journal of the American College of Surgeons 212.5 (2011): 880-888.

Mulier, K. E., et al. “Comparison of Permacol™ and Strattice™ for the repair of abdominal wall defects.” Hernia 15.3 (2011): 315-319.

Deeken, Corey R., et al. “Differentiation of biologic scaffold materials through physicomechanical, thermal, and enzymatic degradation techniques.” Annals of surgery 255.3 (2012): 595-604.