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CorMatrix Receives Approval for CanGaroo ECM Envelope Implant

by Kathy Jones on  September 1, 2014 at 9:27 PM Medical Gadgets   - G J E 4
Roswell, Georgia, based medical device company CorMatrix Cardiovascular has revealed that it has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration to market its CanGaroo ECM Envelope implant to be used with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIED's) including pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD's).
 CorMatrix Receives Approval for CanGaroo ECM Envelope Implant
CorMatrix Receives Approval for CanGaroo ECM Envelope Implant
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The device will be able to securely hold CIEDs, allowing a stable environment in which it can be implanted in the body.

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The CanGaroo ECM Envelope has been made using multi-laminate sheet of decellularized, non-crosslinked, lyophilized extracellular matrix (ECM) derived from porcine small intestinal submucosa and comes in four different sizes to accommodate a number of device types and sizes.

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