Bioengineered surgical sling offers long-term support

October 1, 2001

Canton, MA-Organogenesis Inc., has received FDA clearance to market its FortaPerm, a bioengineered surgical sling. The product, which uses the company's FortaFlex engineered collagen technology, is a natural collagen biomaterial indicated for urinary incontinence and vaginal prolapse. It is engineered to add long-term structural support to soft tissue where the patient's tissue is absent or inadequate, according to the company.