Fascia is processed and freeze-dried fascia lata allografts. Fascia is a natural collagen scaffold that allows integration with the host tissues and cellular ingrowth organises along the native fibres inherent in fascia. During the integration phase it provides a barrier for GTR procedures. It is thinner and somewhat more flexible than the Ossiflex Bone Membranes.
Guided Tissue Regeneration
Placing a membrane between bone graft and soft tissue avoids premature soft tissue in-growth. 1-6
While thin and flexible, Fascia is strong enough to keep food particles from traveling through oronasal defects.
Cleft Palates and Cranio-Facial Defects
Fascia is also ideal for treating cranio-maxillo-facial defects. For example, it can be used to support mucoperiosteal advancement flaps for closure of palatal defects.
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