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Table 9 Degradation in vivo of commercial products based on different tissue sources and differently crosslinked [254, 507]

From: Processing of collagen based biomaterials and the resulting materials properties

 

Supplier

Crosslinking

Species

Degradation in vivo (weeks)

BioGide

Geistlich Biomaterials

 

Porcine skin

2–4

BioMend

Sulzer Medica; now Zimmer Biomet

Glutaraldehyde

Bovine tendon

4–8

BioMendExtend

Sulzer Medica; now Zimmer Biomet

Glutaraldehyde

Bovine tendon

18

TutoDent

Tutogen

Bovine pericard

8–16

Ossix

Colbar R&D ltd.; now datumdental

Enzymatic/carbohydrate

Bovine tendon

> 24