AmnioGuard

By: Bio Tissue  09-12-2011
Keywords: Storage, tissue, Temperature Controlled Container

AmnioGuard™ is the premiere surgical graft for glaucoma specialists because of its high tensile strength and optimally designed thickness. AmnioGuard™ is specifically prepared to cover a wide variety of glaucoma drainage devices. AmnioGuard™ can reduce surgical times because it does not require rehydration, it is easy to handle and suture and conserves the patient’s tissue for other use.

Indications for use:

  • Covering Glaucoma Drainage Devices

The Benefits of AmnioGuard™

  • Provides Strong Tectonic Support
  • Semi-Translucent Graft Tissue
  • Easy Handling and Suturing
  • A Cohesive Layer of Tissue

Sizes:

AmnioGuard™ amniotic membrane allografts are 300 – 400 µm thick and is available in one size to fit any glaucoma drainage device.  


AmnioGuard™ Handling:

AmnioGuard™ is supplied in an easy to use dual peel pouch. Use sterile smooth forceps or gloves to remove the inner pouch containing the tissue. The clear, inner pouch may be introduced to the sterile field. Using sterile scissors, cut below the sealed line of the inner pouch and remove AmnioGuard™ using smooth sterile forceps. 

The tissue is ready for transplantation immediately after removing it from the carrier paper without the need for rehydration. Bio-Tissue’s unique cryopreservation method retains the tissue’s natural tensile strength which makes this naturally strong tissue easy to handle and suture.  

   

Storage:
AmnioGuard™ is shipped in a temperature controlled container and can be kept in the box until the expiration date and time on the outer container. Once removed from the shipping container, AmnioGuard™ can be easily stored in standard refrigeration or freezer devices using the following guidelines:

Storage Time

Storage Device

Storage Temperature

Until expiration date on the tissue package
(media frozen solid)

-80°C Freezer

-85°C to -50°C
(-121°F to -58°F)

1 year after receipt
or until expiration on outer product package,
whichever comes first
(media in liquid state)

Standard home freezer

-49°C to 0°C
(-56°F to 32°F)

3 months after receipt
or until expiration on outer product package,
whichever comes first
(media in liquid state)

Standard home refrigerator

1°C to 10 °C
(33.8°F to 50 °F)

Until expiration date written on outer shipping container

Unopened insulated container

2°C to 20°
(35.6°F to 68°F)

Keywords: Storage, Temperature Controlled Container, tissue,

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