Influence of Titanium Coating on the Biocompatibility of a Heavyweight Polypropylene Mesh

2010 - H. Scheidbacha A. Tannapfelb U. Schmidta H. Lipperta F. Köckerlingc

In light of the fact that, to date, no informa- tion is available about titanium relative to its application in prosthetic material employed for hernial repair, the aim of the present work was to evaluate the fundamental possibilities of titanium-coated polypropylene meshes.

Eur Surg Res 2004;36:313–317