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geon comfort, the mesh's weight, cost and patient outcomes. Here are thumbnail sketches of 3 newer, pricier technologies that tend to be used in complex abdominal cases. You likely won't find these on the shelves of smaller outpatient surgery centers performing routine cases. However, some surgeons use biologics primarily for outpatient inguinal hernia repairs. If that's the case in your center, I'd recommend asking them to track patient outcomes to see if the high- er-priced mesh results in better care. • Hybrid biosynthetic. Hybrid biosynthetic and long-term absorbable synthetic options are now being marketed as incorporat- ing the best properties of synthetic and biologic options into a single style. The hybrid biosynthetic meshes on the market are made up of a permanent, synthetic mesh (polypropylene or PTFE) covered in a biologic or resorbable synthetic coating to help promote tissue ingrowth. There are also long-term syn- thetic absorbable meshes on the mar- ket that are complete- ly resorbed over time. Since these are so new to the market, research on their effects is still limited, but they could be a promising option for cases where you're especially concerned 7 6 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • D E C E M B E R 2 0 1 6 Call: 888.416.2409 info@eSutures.com • eSutures.com We Stock It, So You Don't Have To! eSutures.com knows that efficient inventory management is the key to your facility's success. From sutures to endomechanicals, to implants and instruments, we have over 1 million items in stock and ready to fulfill your just-in-time ordering needs! • All orders placed by 3pm CST ship same day; expedited shipping is available. • Low prices every day - no contracts and no minimum order requirements. • Brand name products sold by the box or individual unit. Use promo code: OSM10 for 10% OFF your order of $50 or more!* *Offer expires 12/31/16. Limit 1 per customer.

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