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BioBASE und BetaBASE

What is the difference between Biobase and Betabase?

Longer resorption
Metastable form
Firmer grain
High temperature form (monocline)

Shorter resorption
More thermodynamically stable form
Softer grain
Low temperature form (rhombohedral)


When should the Epigard be changed?
In general daily renewal of EpiGARD is recommended.

Is it OK to cut the Epigard to an appropriate size for the wound?
Yes. It is OK to cut the Epigard to size when wearing disposable gloves and using sterile bandage scissors.


What are the advantages of Polypin over metal implants?
A second operation to remove the metal is not required.

Is Polypin tolerated by all patients in general terms?
Yes. It exhibits exceptional tissue tolerance.

Over what period of time does Polypin degrade fully within the body?
Full degradation is complete within a 24-month period.

In what sizes is Polypin available?
It is available in 3 sizes: 1.5 mm, 2.0 mm, 2.7 mm.

Other questions

Does a minimum order volume apply to the products?
No. We deliver all products from an order volume of 1 unit.

Are you present at trade fairs and congresses?
Yes. You can find the latest trade fair and congress dates in our "Diary dates" section.