Sutureless Nerve Repair
The first FDA-cleared sutureless device for nerve repair
Microsuture nerve repair is problematic
Creates scar within
Nerve Tape is designed to:
Easily repair and connect transected nerves
Eliminate the need for microsutures
Porcine Small Intestinal Submucosa (SIS)
• Clinically proven material
• Sutureless self-adhering wrap
• Open wrap design allows for precise alignment
• Minimizes tissue adhesions
• Protects repair site
• Prevents axonal escape
• Strong mechanical attachment
• Fixed penetration depth reduces fascicle penetration
• Multiple fixation points distribute tension away
from critical zone of regeneration
Nerve Tape comes in sizes 2 - 7 mm to optimally fit around the nerve.
A timed study on excised nerves showed 70% faster repair times with Nerve Tape compared to suture-only and conduit-assisted repair.
Electrophysiology tests demonstrate that Nerve Tape provides consistent nerve repair and supports nerve regeneration equivalent to or better than conduit-assisted or suture primary nerve repairs.
Watch how Nerve Tape works
Indications for use
Indications: Nerve Tape is indicated for the repair of peripheral nerve discontinuities where gap closure can be achieved by flexion of the extremity.
Contraindications: Nerve Tape is derived from porcine source and should not be used for patients with known sensitivity to porcine material.
Please see the full Instructions for Use.
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2. Isaacs, J., Safa, B., Evans, P. J., & Greenberg, J. (2016). Technical Assessment of Connector-Assisted Nerve Repair The Journal of Hand Surgery, 41(7), 760–766. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.04.0.
3. Internal benchtop study with debrided pig nerves (unpublished).
4. Bendale GS, Sonntag M, Clements IP, Isaacs JE. Biomechanical Testing of a Novel Device for Sutureless Nerve Repair. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2022;28(9):469-475. doi:10.1089/ten.TEC.2022.0080.
5. Work was supported by an NIH SBIR grant #7R44NS097113-05, 16-week rabbit tibial nerve study, manuscript in preparation