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Aesculap, Inc. Launches Lyoplant(R) Onlay Dura Substitute

A Biological, Collagen Based, Absorbable Dura Substitute Consisting of a Bi-Layer Membrane; Designed to Provide Superior Protection and Ease of Use

CENTER VALLEY, PA--(Marketwired - July 03, 2014) - Aesculap, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of Lyoplant® Onlay, a biological, collagen based, absorbable dura substitution consisting of a bilayer membrane, designed to provide an elevated ease of use. The revolutionary product allows for a simple onlay application with the opportunity to incorporate suture fixation, if necessary.


  • Helps protect against CSF leakage
  • Excellent resorption rates
  • Superior tensile strength,10x stronger than Suturable DuraGen*
  • Strong biocompatibility


  • Familiar use
  • Time-saving onlay application
  • Convenient handling
  • Superior suture pull-out, 10x stronger than Suturable DuraGen*


  • Multi-use: Onlay or Suturable
  • 40% thinner than Suturable DuraGen*
  • Excellent elasticity and flexibility
  • Helps prevent cortical adhesion

Lyoplant Onlay is indicated as a dura substitute for the repair of the dura mater. To learn more about Lyoplant Onlay, visit aesculapusa.com/products/neurosurgery/dura-substitutesor contact your local Aesculap Sales Representative.

*Biomechanical data is on file at Aesculap, Inc. All testing results are based on averages. Tensile strength and suture retention testing were performed in a rehydrated state.

About Aesculap, Inc.

Aesculap, Inc., a B. Braun company, is part of a 175-year-old global organization focused on meeting the needs of an ever-changing healthcare community. Through close collaboration with its customers, Aesculap provides advanced technologies for general surgery, neurosurgery and closure technologies. Aesculap continues a proud heritage of leadership and responsiveness as we strive to deliver products and services that improve the quality of patients' lives. For more information, call 800-282-9000 or visit aesculapusa.com.

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