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Porcine Tissue Remodeling & Ingrowth

Porcine Tissue Remodeling & IngrowthSurgeons that perform tendon and ligament replacements are always searching for materials that can mimic the performance and load transmissions of the native material.

As often happens, these searches turn to porcine tissue to approximate human tendons.

In a U.S. patent application filed in 2016, LifeCell Corporation of Branchburg, NJ describes a study using a porcine acellular tissue matrix – derived from porcine skin – that was implanted into a human.

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