ArthroFlex®  BioWasher®

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Instructions for Use
Product Specifications


ArthroFlex® BioWasher® is a smaller-sized acellular dermal matrix intended for suture reinforcement in soft tissue repairs, such as the rotator cuff.

  • Smaller Size: Easily passes through surgical portal for implantation in arthroscopic procedures.
  • Increased Safety: Sterility Assurance Level (SAL) of 10-6 means lower risk of disease transmission.
  • Decellularized: Uses Matracell® technology to remove ≥97% of DNA and cellular remnants to decrease likelihood of immune response.1
  • Promotes Rapid Healing: Biocompatible and retains natural growth factors, collagen and elastin. Addresses most common mode of failure by reinforcing suture-tendon interface.2
  • Convenient: Preservon® technology allows graft to be stored fully hydrated at room temperature (15°C - 30°C) so it can be used right out of the package, without lengthy OR reconstitution processes.2
Clinical Application
  • Suture reinforcement of soft tissue repairs
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff repair
  • Achilles Tendon repair
  • Plantar Plate repair

1.Moore MA, Samsell B, Wallis G, Triplett, S, Chen S, Linthurst Jones A, Quiz X. “Decellularization of Human Dermis Using Non-Denaturing Anionic Detergent and Endonuclease: A Review.” Journal of Cell and Tissue Banking.

2.LifeNet Health. Decellularized Dermis Instructions for Use. 63-0050-01

3.Gilot GJ, Alvarez AM, Barcksdale L. Outcome of large to massive rotator cuff repairs with and without extracellular matrix augmentation: A prospective comparative study. Arthroscopy. 2015 Apr17.pii: S0749-8063(15)00141-3

4.Denard PJ, Brady PC, Adams CR, Tokish JM, & Burkhart SS. Preliminary Results of Arthroscopic Superior Capsule Reconstruction with Dermal Allograft. Arthroscopy. 2018 Jan:34(1):93-99