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Strattice Reconstructive Tissue Matrix

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Strattice™ Reconstructive Tissue Matrix is a sterile reconstructive tissue matrix that supports tissue regeneration. Derived from porcine dermis, it undergoes LifeCell’s non-damaging proprietary processing that removes cells and significantly reduces the key component believed to play a major role in the xenogeneic rejection response1.

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Challenging abdominal wall repair

  • Provides for strong repair2 - Strattice Tissue Matrix offers excellent biomechanical strength.
  • Minimises adhesions to implant3- Strattice Tissue Matrix minimises hernia repair complications and allows for simpler surgeries in the abdominal area in the future

Breast reconstruction postmastectomy

  • Optimises aesthetic results - Strattice Tissue Matrix provides additional tissue for implant coverage in cases of aggressive resection; helps control implant location; helps define the inframammary and lateral mammary folds; may help hide implant visibility; and creates a more natural-looking breast.
  • May minimise the risk of some complications - Strattice Tissue Matrix may help mask breast implant palpability; helps prevent bottoming out or extrusion of implant; may help to prevent skin flap thinning and pectoralis major muscle retraction; and eliminates the need to elevate the serratus muscle.
  • Controls breast implant location - Strattice Tissue Matrix acts as an "internal bra" to support the implant and helps the surgeon to control the pocket size.
  • Supports fold malposition repairs - Strattice Tissue Matrix may be used to redefine and support a new fold inferiorly or laterally.
  • Masks appearance of implant wrinkles or ripples - Strattice Tissue Matrix can support the implant, control the pocket size and minimise visible wrinkles, ripples and irregular contours.

Watch an animation on Breast Reconstruction Post Mastectomy with Strattice Reconstructive Tissue Matrix.


 1. Connor J, et al. Retention of structural and biochemical integrity in a biologic mesh supports tissue remodeling in a primate abdominal wall model. Regen Med. 2009;4(2):185-195.
2 Benchtop data on file.
3. Burns NK, et al. Non-cross linked porcine acellular dermal matrices for abdominal wall reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009:PMID:19910855.

Before use, surgeons should review all risk information and essential prescribing information which can be found in the Strattice Reconstructive Tissue Matrix Instructions for Use (PDF, 4 MB) .

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