Unlike other amniotic tissue allografts on the market, Surgilogix allografts do not contain chorion. The amniotic membrane consists of two layers, the amnion and chorion. The chorion layer is on the maternal side and may contain maternal antigens. Because this layer of the amniotic membrane is removed from SurgiLogix allografts, the risk of an adverse reaction in the patient is reduced.
Amniotic Fluid Allograft
AmnioFLEX™ is an amniotic fluid allograft comprised of minimally manipulated amniotic membrane and amniotic fluid-derived components obtained from the placental tissue of consenting mothers at the time of a live, full-term, elective Cesarean birth. There is no harm to the donor mother or new born baby.
AmnioFLEX™ comes in an easy-to-use, liquid format. It can be applied topically or implanted during an in-office procedure. It is cryopreserved for safe, long-term storage and ease of handling, and is available in a variety of volumes.
Properties of Amniotic Tissue
Amniotic tissue is rich with the bioactive components also known to be active in tissue repair and wound healing. Amniotic fluid and membrane contains collagen substrates, growth factors, amino acids, carbohydrates, and cytokines, which are known to facilitate migration and proliferation cells to the site of injury and help construct a natural scaffold on which new tissue growth can occur.
Liquid Amniotic Fluid Allograft
Liquid allograft to supplement damaged tissue
Contains minimally manipulated amnion
Contains components derived from amniotic fluid
Non-invasive, in-office application
May aid in wound healing and tissue repair
Cryopreserved, easy to apply liquid
Human amniotic tissue applied in a simple in-office procedure.
Allograft vs. Graft
Throughout the site we use the term amniotic fluid allograftsinterchangeably amniotic fluid grafts. The word graft is defined simply as a piece of living tissue that is transplanted surgically. However, all our tissues are allografts, indicating the donor and recipient are of the same species(in our case, human) but are not genetically identical.