Cortex - implantable reinforcing felt for surgical applications

Needled textile felt made of polyester filament yarn. It is produced in three types, Cortex 1/2/20, that differ in thickness and dimensions.


  • It is sterilized by irradiation
  • A custom size can also be manufactured by agreement
  • The expiration period is 3 years


Implantable reinforcing felt intended for both cardiovascular surgery and other surgical applications where it is necessary to suture soft tissues that might be cut through by the sutures (e.g. in case of parenchymatous organs). Cortex can be used advantageously for covering defects of the septum and other defects. Cortex 20 is used as a support under sutures of the left ventricle of the heart after aneurysmectomy.

Product types

Size Catalogue No.
120x80mm - 2 pieces
60x40mm - 4 pieces
(thickness 1,1mm)
(Cortex 1)
120x80mm - 2 pieces
60x40mm - 4 pieces
(thickness 2,2mm)
(Cortex 2)
12x160mm - 2 pieces 103-0116
(Cortex 20)

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