TELA Bio Features in MedTech Europe’s Film Series, Showcasing OviTex Reinforced Tissue Matrix in Hernia Repair


MALVERN, PA — TELA Bio, Inc. (NASDAQ: TELA), a Pennsylvania-based medical technology company, recently announced its participation in the Connecting the Dots series. This collection of branded films is presented by MedTech Europe and includes a film produced for TELA Bio by BBC StoryWorks Commercial Productions.

The series includes a mini-documentary titled A Perfect Match, specifically produced for TELA Bio. This film focuses on the use of TELA Bio’s OviTex® Reinforced Tissue Matrix in hernia repair. Hernia repair is a common surgical procedure, with an estimated 20 million surgeries performed worldwide each year. These procedures typically involve the use of a mesh implant to strengthen the repair and minimize the risk of recurrence.

There is a wide range of options for hernia reinforcement, including permanent plastic and tissue-derived materials. However, many potential patients may not be aware of the newer alternatives available for their hernia surgery, like OviTex.

The Connecting the Dots series, presented by MedTech Europe, aims to showcase the role of medical technologies in improving global healthcare. The series seeks to educate the public about the significant advances in medical technology and their impact on patient care.

Antony Koblish, President and CEO of TELA Bio, expressed his enthusiasm for the project, stating, “We’re thrilled to take part in this series. This project presents a unique opportunity to educate the public about OviTex and its role in evolving hernia treatment for surgeons and patients.”

TELA Bio’s OviTex offers a next-generation solution for hernia repair, providing a reinforced tissue matrix that combines the benefits of both synthetic and biological materials. This revolutionary product shows the potential to transform hernia treatment and improve patient outcomes significantly.

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The Connecting the Dots series, featuring TELA Bio and other innovative companies, is a testament to the rapid advancements in medical technology. It will undoubtedly be a valuable resource for patients, medical professionals, and investors alike who are interested in understanding the future of healthcare.

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