Amnios™ is a cryopreserved allograft derived from human amninioticotic fluid.
Amniotic fluid is a versatile, powerful tissue which supports the development of the fetus in utero. The properties of amniotic fluid which benefit the fetus also make it an effective material for covering wounds, while at the same time contributing to an envir0nment conducive to the regeneration of healthy tissue.
Allogenic human birth tissue, including amniotic fluid, have an established record of use in a variety of surgical and clinical settings. Published literature suggests that amniotic fluid may contain important growth factors, extracellular matrix molecules, hyaluronic acid, fibronectin, laminin, prostaglandins, and cells.
Benefits of amniotic fluid may include:
- A safe, natural covering for wounds
- Inhibiting influence of inflammation
- Reduced fibrosis, scarring, and adhesion at the surgical site
Intended for topical application as a covering over wounds or areas of localized inflammation.
Birth tissue are recovered during planned Cesarean sections and processed aseptically in a manner to preserve the graft’s inherent properties.
- Placental donors go through a rigorous pre-screening qualification and are tested according to FDA guidelines for infectious disease.
- Collection of the donor tissue is performed during planned Cesarean section delivery by appropriately licensed personnel.
- Processed in accordance with the standards and guidelines established by the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB)
Handling & Storage Guidelines
- Store at -70C or colder. Thaw only prior to use
- Allow product to thaw by standing at room temperature and apply directly to the injury, would, or are of inflammation
- See instructions for use for a more detailed description.
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