First patient included in the study PREVMESH – prophylactic resorbable mesh in open abdominal surgery to prevent incisional hernia

Press Releases   •   Jun 15, 2015 15:00 GMT

Novus Scientific (Uppsala, Sweden) is pleased to announce the start of the randomized controlled multicenter study PREVMESH. The study aims at assessing whether a long-term resorbable mesh (TIGR®Matrix) placed onlay after open abdominal surgery decreases the rate of incisional hernias and wound dehiscence.


​Which patients are at risk for incisional hernias? New data presented at 1st World Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery

Blog posts   •   May 12, 2015 15:47 GMT

Data presented from Swedish validated registries showing risk factors for burst abdomen and incisional hernias after open abdominal surgery. By combining such risk factors, the authors believe they will be able to define those patients at greater risk for wound complications and find out how to treat these patients.


​Study indicates TIGR Matrix surgical mesh is safe for use as parastomal hernia prevention despite severely contaminated field

Blog posts   •   May 07, 2015 16:00 GMT

Safety data presented at the 1st World Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery in Milan. TIGR Matrix was used to prevent parastomal hernia in emergency stoma formation. TIGR Matrix was safe to use despite severely contaminated field in a large group of the patients.


Data on the use of TIGR® Matrix in 63 patients with complex abdominal wall reconstruction (AWR) presented at the 1st World Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery

Blog posts   •   Apr 28, 2015 22:00 GMT

Dr Bruce Ramshaw presented data from the clinical quality improvement (CQI) program at the 1st World Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery in Milan. Several attempts at process improvement were implemented in one hernia program over a three-year period. This led to decreased costs and improved outcomes for patients who underwent abdominal wall reconstruction.


​Novus Scientific to showcase TIGR® Matrix and present supporting evidence at the First World Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery, Milan, April 25-29, 2015

News   •   Apr 24, 2015 17:55 GMT

Novus Scientific, the Swedish-based creator of TIGR® Matrix Surgical Mesh, will be exhibiting at this five-day meeting, which is the first of its kind in the world.


New progress in polymer mesh for breast cancer surgeries

Blog posts   •   Jan 26, 2015 17:43 GMT

In November more than 90 breast surgeons gathered in Birmingham to learn more about the iBRA study. The aim of the study is to prospectively collect data in implant-based reconstruction after breast cancer across the UK. The goal is to include data for more than 1000 women and in december data for more than 300 women were included. Dr Peter Schrenk presented his data for implant based reconstruction with TIGR Matrix.


The iBRA study commented in Medical plastic News.

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Novus Scientific Announces New Size of TIGR® Matrix Surgical Mesh

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2014 14:00 GMT

Novus Responds to Need for Mid-Sized Matrix in Breast Reconstruction


Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery (ORBS) 10-11th of Oct 2014

Blog posts   •   Oct 13, 2014 19:41 GMT

Great interest for TIGR Matrix at the ORBS meeting


Todd Heniford talks TIGR in Becker's GI and Endoscopy

Press Releases   •   Oct 10, 2014 13:00 GMT

Dr. Todd Heniford talked with Novus about the newest technology in synthetic surgical mesh and (see content of story) statistical analysis of abdominal wall surgeries. Mike Smith’s interview at AWR appears in ‘Becker’s’ journal. The 25th anniversary edition of Surgical Technology International, a leading industry publication, was released today sponsored by Novus Scientific available at ASPS.


STORY in Medical Design Technology: Flexibility, Porosity Design Leads to Regeneration of Soft Tissue

News   •   Sep 30, 2014 14:00 GMT

Dr. Torbjorn Mathiesen, Chief Technology Officer of Novus Scientific writes an article entitled, "Flexibility, Porosity Design Leads to Regeneration of Soft Tissue" in Medical Design Technology. The article details the thought process and steps taken by Mathiesen when creating TIGR Matrix surgical mesh.

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About TIGR® Matrix

TIGR® Matrix (www.TIGRmatrix.com) is an innovative resorbable synthetic surgical mesh.

Novus Scientific (www.novusscientific.com) is an innovator in the development and commercialization of resorbable inplants, that is aimed to help the body to heal it self.

Global HQ, Resaerch and manufacturing is in Uppsala, Sweden. The US Division, Novus Scientific, Inc. is headquartered in San Diego.


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