Category - Anal
Biodesign fistula plug set specifications videos documents images. Used for implantation to reinforce soft tissue for repair of recto-vaginal or anorectal fistulas. This product line is serviced by the following clinical division(s). Anal fistula plug is made up of sub mucosa of small intestine and is a highly sophisticated absorbable material which is absorbeddissolved by the body in 6-8 weeks. This plug is placed and anchored in the fistula tract by a special technique and the internal opening is closed over it. The anal fistula plug treats difficult fistulas while keeping the patients sphincter intact. A minimally invasive procedure, the biodesign anal fistula plug is indicated for implantation to reinforce soft tissue where a rolled configuration is required, for repair of anorectal fistulas. When plugs for fistula repair are not covered biosynthetic fistula plugs, including plugs made of porcine small intestine submucosa or of synthetic material are considered investigational for all indications including, but not limited to, repair of anal fistulas. Policy guidelines for individuals who have anal fistula(s) who receive placement. This is a cone-shaped plug made from animal tissue thats used to block the internal opening of the fistula. This procedure works well for blocking an anal fistula and there are no serious concerns about its safety. An anal fistula is a tract that connects the inside of the anal canal to the skin adjacent to the anus. Simply opening the tract and allowing the area to heal up can treat most fistulas.