First Tissue Adhesive for Internal Use Approved

February 4, 2015 3:59 PM

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First Tissue Adhesive for Internal Use Approved

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Cohera Medical's TissuGlu Surgical Adhesive, the first tissue adhesive for internal use.

TissuGlu is a urethane-based adhesive connects tissue flaps made during abdominoplasty surgery. It is designed to close the "dead space" between tissue planes, which reduces the fluid accumulation in the wound cavity and potentially eliminates the need for surgical drains.

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