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PerFix™ Plug

Plug and patch designed for use in a tension-free open inguinal hernia repair technique.

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Overview

A quick and simple preperitoneal underlay Modified Technique for the repair of groin hernias

The PerFix™ Plug is ideal for use in a tension-free preperitoneal repair technique. With over five million implants worldwide, the Bard™ PerFix™ Plug is designed with pleated edges that conform readily to defects of various sizes and shapes. The monofilament polypropylene design ensures healthy tissue ingrowth.

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Features and Benefits
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Entire operation can take 25 minutes or less2 Minimal dissection is required 4-5cm incision1 Local or epidural anesthesia can be used Accommodates all types of groin hernias

Effective

Utilized in a tension-free repair technique Recurrence rates reported at 0.15%1 Less than 0.5% chronic pain rate1

Reference

1. Millikan KW, Doolas A. A Long-Term Evaluation of the Modified Mesh-Plug Hernioplasty in Over 2,000 Patients. Hernia. 2008 June; 12(3): 257-260.

2. Rutkow, I.M. : The Perfix plug repair for groin hernias. Surg Clinics of N. America, 2003; 83; 5: 1079-1098; 78; 6: 1007-1023

INDICATIONS

This product is indicated for the repair of groin hernia defects.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Literature reports that there may be a possibility for adhesion formation when Bard® mesh is placed in direct contact with the bowel or viscera.

Do not use the PerFix™ Plug in infants or children, whereby future growth will be compromised by use of such mesh material.

WARNINGS

The use of any permanent mesh or patch in a contaminated or infected wound could lead to fistula formation and/or extrusion of the mesh. If an infection develops, treat the infection aggressively. Consideration should be given regarding the need to remove the mesh. An unresolved infection may require removal of the device.

PRECAUTIONS

Monofilament sutures are recommended to properly secure the PerFix™ Plug

ADVERSE REACTIONS

Possible complications include seroma, adhesions, hematoma, inflammation, extrusion, fistula formation and recurrence of the hernia or soft tissue defect.

Please consult package insert for more detailed safety information and instructions for use.

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Products & Accessories
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    PerFix™ Plug, Small, 1.0" x 1.35" (2.5cm x 3.4cm), 2/case

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    PerFix™ Plug, Extra Large, 1.6" x 2.0" (4.1cm x 5.0cm), 6/case

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    PerFix™ Plug, Large, 1.6" x 1.90" (4.1cm x 4.8cm), 6/case

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    PerFix™ Plug, Small, 1.0" x 1.35" (2.5cm x 3.4cm), 6/case

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    PerFix™ Plug, Large, 1.6" x 1.90" (4.1cm x 4.8cm), 2/case

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    PerFix™ Plug, Extra Large, 1.6" x 2.0" (4.1cm x 5.0cm), 2/case

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    PerFix™ Plug, Medium, 1.3" x 1.55" (3.3cm x 3.9cm), 6/case

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    PerFix™ Plug, Medium, 1.3" x 1.55" (3.3cm x 3.9cm), 2/case

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References

1. Millikan KW, Doolas A. A Long-Term Evaluation of the Modified Mesh-Plug Hernioplasty in Over 2,000 Patients. Hernia. 2008 June; 12(3): 257-260.

2. Rutkow, I.M. : The Perfix plug repair for groin hernias. Surg Clinics of N. America, 2003; 83; 5: 1079-1098; 78; 6: 1007-1023

INDICATIONS

This product is indicated for the repair of groin hernia defects.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Literature reports that there may be a possibility for adhesion formation when Bard® mesh is placed in direct contact with the bowel or viscera.

Do not use the PerFix™ Plug in infants or children, whereby future growth will be compromised by use of such mesh material.

WARNINGS

The use of any permanent mesh or patch in a contaminated or infected wound could lead to fistula formation and/or extrusion of the mesh. If an infection develops, treat the infection aggressively. Consideration should be given regarding the need to remove the mesh. An unresolved infection may require removal of the device.

PRECAUTIONS

Monofilament sutures are recommended to properly secure the PerFix™ Plug

ADVERSE REACTIONS

Possible complications include seroma, adhesions, hematoma, inflammation, extrusion, fistula formation and recurrence of the hernia or soft tissue defect.

Please consult package insert for more detailed safety information and instructions for use.

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References

1. Millikan KW, Doolas A. A Long-Term Evaluation of the Modified Mesh-Plug Hernioplasty in Over 2,000 Patients. Hernia. 2008 June; 12(3): 257-260.

2. Rutkow, I.M. : The Perfix plug repair for groin hernias. Surg Clinics of N. America, 2003; 83; 5: 1079-1098; 78; 6: 1007-1023

INDICATIONS

This product is indicated for the repair of groin hernia defects.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Literature reports that there may be a possibility for adhesion formation when Bard® mesh is placed in direct contact with the bowel or viscera.

Do not use the PerFix™ Plug in infants or children, whereby future growth will be compromised by use of such mesh material.

WARNINGS

The use of any permanent mesh or patch in a contaminated or infected wound could lead to fistula formation and/or extrusion of the mesh. If an infection develops, treat the infection aggressively. Consideration should be given regarding the need to remove the mesh. An unresolved infection may require removal of the device.

PRECAUTIONS

Monofilament sutures are recommended to properly secure the PerFix™ Plug

ADVERSE REACTIONS

Possible complications include seroma, adhesions, hematoma, inflammation, extrusion, fistula formation and recurrence of the hernia or soft tissue defect.

Please consult package insert for more detailed safety information and instructions for use.

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