Table 1

Textile properties of the investigated mesh materials

Prolene® (PP)

Ultrapro® (PP-PG)


Polymer

Non-absorbable Polypropylene

Composite of absorbable Polyglecaprone and non-absorbable Polypropylene

Structure

Mono-filament

Mono-filament

Weight (g/m2)

108,5

55 (28 after resorption)

Pore diameter (mm)

1,6

3


Otto et al. BMC Surgery 2008 8:7   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-8-7

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