Tenaxis Medical, Inc. develops and markets sealants and anti-adhesion agents for vascular and general surgical markets. The company’s products include ArterX vascular sealant, a prophylactic agent that seals anastomotic suture lines; and ArterX self-mixing syringe, which is used to mix and apply the sealant's components, as well as in the precise placement of the sealant. It also focuses on developing a sealant for use in the gastrointestinal tract; and an anti-adhesion agent that can be delivered laparoscopically to prevent pelvic and abdominal adhesions. The company offers its products through distributors in Denmark, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, South Africa, Spain, S...
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Tenaxis Medical, Inc. Receives CE Mark Approval to Expand Indications for its Arterx(R) Surgical Sealant
Sep 6 13
Tenaxis Medical, Inc. has received approval from its EU Notified Body, BSI, to expand its CE Mark indications for ArterX Surgical Sealant. ArterX Surgical Sealant is designed to be applied directly over suture or staple line to achieve hemostasis during surgery to seal the area to stop and prevent leaks. The intended use for the product has now been expanded for use in cardiac, vascular and soft tissue reconstructions. This includes a wide variety of surgical procedures including the vasculature and major organs that involve bleeding or leakage. Approved CE Mark indications and usage specified in the new product labeling include: Cardiac Reconstructions: Aortic root replacement, aortoplasty, aortic valve procedures, valve procedures, Bentall procedure, composite valve conduit procedure, mitral valve replacement, Ross procedure, proximal coronary anastomoses, aortic aneurysm repairs, aortic wall replacement, ascending aorta repair. Peripheral Vascular Reconstructions: Aorto-femoral bypass, aorto-iliac bypass, aortic bypass, aorto-innominate bypass, carotid bypass, carotid endarterectomy, femoral-distal bypass, femoral-femoral bypass, femoral-popliteal bypass, hepatic-renal bypass, popliteal-dorsalis pedis bypass, profunda endarterectomy, renal bypass, extremity bypass, renal endarterectomy, hemodialysis access, arteriovenous graft. Soft Tissue Repair Involving Sutures and Staples: Cardiac wound repair, pancreatic anastomotic leak, hepatic resection, splenic bleeding, biliary leaks, esophageal repair, colorectal repair, stapled gastrojejunostomy and lymphatic leaks.