Tutoplast process

Tutoplast® process

Surgery A tissue preservation and viral inactivation process for treating bioimplants used in neurosurgery, general, orthopedic, and reconstructive surgery
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Tutogen utilizes its Tutoplast Process (R) of tissue preservation and viral inactivation to manufacture and deliver sterile bio-implants used in spinal/trauma, urology, dental, ophthalmology, and general surgery procedures.
Tutoplast processed ossicular allografts (Tutoplast Ossicula auditus) consist of dehydrated human malleus or incus and provide a matrix for new bone formation through bone remodelling.
This would entail the placement of a Tutoplast processed malleus (Tutoplast Ossicula auditus, Tutogen Medical GmbH, Neunkirchen, Germany) onto the stapes if the patient's own ossicles were found to be either absent, eroded or unsuitable for an autograft.
Tutoplast processed malleus acts as a collagen matrix for bone regeneration and remodelling.
(i) We demonstrate that Tutoplast processed malleus restores hearing in 7 patients undergoing canal-wall-down mastoidectomy and tympanoplasty for cholesteatoma.
Clusmann, "Cranioplasty for large skull defects with PMMA (Polymethylmethacrylate) or tutoplast processed autogenic bone grafts," Zentralblatt fur Neurochirurgie, vol.