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The Gem logo, Global Excellence in Microsurgery and Neurotube. are trademarks of Baxter International Inc., or its subsidiaries. GEM-2019 OSM 01 Synovis Micro Companies Alliance, Inc. (a subsidiary of Baxter International Inc.) www.synovismicro.com Global Excellence in Microsurgery Call: 800-510-3318 or 205-941- 0111 | Email: smca_information@baxter.com | www.synovismicro.com Bridge the Gap Repair the nerve with the GEM NEUROTUBE device, an absorbable woven Polyglycolic Acid (PGA) mesh nerve conduit used to facilitate the healing of peripheral nerve injury. It encourages axonal growth across gaps uniting disrupted peripheral nerve bundles .1,2 • Corrugated to resist occlusive force of surrounding soft tissue 1 • Flexible to accommodate movement of joints and associated tendon gliding 1 • Bioabsorable to eliminate the need for removal at a subsequent operation 1 • Convenient, stored at room temperature, does not require hydration prior to use 1 INDICATIONS FOR USE: The NEUROTUBE device is intended for single use in patients requiring peripheral nerve repair, in which the nerve gap is greater than or equal to 8 mm, but less than or equal to 30 mm. 1 CONTRAINDICATIONS: Use of the NEUROTUBE is contraindicated for anyone with a known allergy to polyglycolic acid. 1 References: 1. NEUROTUBE IFU. Synovis Micro Companies Alliance, Inc. 2. Weber A, Breidenbach WC, Brown RE, Jabaley ME, Mass DP. A randomized prospective study of polyglycolic acid conduits for digital nerve reconstruction in humans. Plas and Recon Surg. 2000; 106 (5): 1036-1045. Rx Only. For safe and proper use of this device, refer to the Instructions for Use. NEUROTUBE

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