Drain-Free Tummy Tuck in Shreveport
Have you thought about getting a tummy tuck, but have concerns about the
recovery? Are you worried about the discomfort and inconvenience of drains,
drain-related scarring, a slower return to your daily routine, or long
lengths of time away from work?
We are pleased to announce that we are now
TissuGlu® Drain-Free Certified, and able to provide you with a drain-free tummy
tuck experience. TissuGlu Surgical Adhesive is the first and only FDA-approved
synthetic surgical adhesive approved for internal use. It creates a strong,
secure bond between tissues, helping to facilitate natural healing so
you can recover without drains. In a clinical study, those who had TissuGlu
returned to everyday activities (showering, driving, returning to work)
sooner without the discomfort, inconvenience, and scarring associated
We invite you to consult with us today to see how we can transform your
tummy tuck experience with a Shreveport Drain-Free Certified tummy tuck
specialists. Call 310-608-4499 for
Patient Information Brochure
TissuGlu® Surgical Adhesive is indicated for the approximation of tissue
layers where subcutaneous dead space exists between the tissue plane in
Do not use in patients with known or suspected allergies to urethane-based
or isocyanate-containing products.
- Do not use TissuGlu® Surgical Adhesive in patients who have had prior
exposure to TissuGlu®. Immunological response associated with repeat
TissuGlu® exposure has not been studied.
- The effectiveness for the treatment of patients with BMI > 28 has not
been established. Higher BMI patients have a propensity for fluid accumulation
and may have an increased risk of seroma formation.
- Effectiveness was not observed in weight loss patients undergoing abdominoplasty.
Weight loss patients have a propensity for fluid accumulation and may
have an increased risk of seroma formation and aspiration.
TissuGlu® may reduce the need for drains after surgery. By using TissuGlu®
instead of drains, you may:
- Return to normal activities more quickly
- Experience less discomfort and pain than when drains are used
- Have fewer invasive treatments for fluid management. The results showed
that 73% of TissuGlu® patients had no treatments after surgery. However,
some patients did require additional invasive treatments including reinsertion
Clinical studies were performed using TissuGlu®. There were no increased
safety risks with the use of TissuGlu® than when drains were used.
Potential complications associated with the use of the device and the
tummy tuck procedures include seroma (fluid) formation. These complications
may require treatments such as drain placement and/or fluid removal by
needle, which may be performed in the operating room. Additional potential
complications include wound healing issues, rash/redness, surgical site
or incision infection, scarring, hematoma (bruise or swelling), incision
separation, and immunological reaction.
For full safety information please visit http://tissuglu.com, contact your
doctor, or call Cohera Customer Support at 1-800-641-7458.
TissuGlu® Surgical Adhesive is currently approved for sale in the United
States for the approximation of tissue layers where subcutaneous dead
space exists between the tissue planes in abdominoplasty. TissuGlu®
Surgical Adhesive received European CE Mark in 2011, where it is approved
for large flap surgical procedures such as abdominoplasty. TissuGlu®
Surgical Adhesive is not approved for sale in any other region. Any questions
related to the indication for use should be directed to your Cohera Medical
Account Manager or to Cohera Medical Corporate Clinical Affairs. Refer
to the complete TissuGlu® Surgical Adhesive Directions for Use for
prescribing and usage information.