Fields of Use

The scope of applications for this revolutionary bioplastic material is wide. Fields such as surgery and traumatology, plastic and aesthetic surgery, ophthalmology, urology, gynecology, stomatology and others are taking advantage of the properties of Salvecoll®. List of medical fields in which Salvecoll® has already been proven and used.

List of medical fields in which Salvecoll® has already been proven and used.

  • General Surgery (acute and chronic wounds, fistulas, commissures, perforations, wall strengthening, corrections of hypertrophic scars).
  • Urology (stress incontinence, fistulas, grafting of the bladder and urethra, nerve-sparing prostatectomy).
  • Gynecology (cervical erosion).
  • Trauma and orthopedics (cysts, nearthrosis, osteomyelitis, reinforcement of sutures in the closure of tendons and the prevention of commissures).
  • Stomatology (periodontics, maxillofacial surgery, dental surgery).
  • Plastic surgery (filling soft and bone tissue defects, capping of donor areas).
  • Neurosurgery (reconstruction of periphery nerves in diastasis and injuries).
  • Phalloplasty (Peyronie’s disease).
  • Ophthalmology (progressive myopia surgery, detached retina, partial keratoleukoma, traumas of the frontal, fontal and rear segments of the eyeball).
  • Cosmetology (revitalization of facial skin, neck, decollete, inside shoulder surfaces, forearms, thighs, correction of fine wrinkles (corners of the lips, horizontal and vertical forehead, paraorbital regions), stretch marks, atrophy (due to adverse effects of injectable steroids e.g. kenalog, varicella), change in the form and size of the lips (aesthetic aspects, asymmetry, age-related involutional changes), nasolabial folds, vertical and horizontal forehead wrinkles, modeling of chin form).

In addition, Salvecoll® can also be used in the following fields:

  • Otorhinolaryngology (rhinoplasty, tympanoplasty, anchoring cartilage, bones, artificial implants, septorhinoplasty, reconstruction of cleft lips).
  • Stomatology (implantology).
  • Neurosurgery (hypophyseal tumor, craniotomy, cranioplasty, ruptures of the dura, laminectomy, closing of trephine opening, trans-sphenoidal hypophytectomy).
  • Cardiothoracic surgery (cardiothoracic reconstructive surgery, mediastinum of the chest walls, bronchopleural fistula).
  • Gynecology (ruptures of the uterus and the cervix, plastic reconstruction of the fallopian tubes, strengthening of the suture line of the uterus, prolapses).
  • Orthopedic surgery (reconstruction of accretions of the vertebrae, laminectomy mixed bone fractures/defects, treatment of deformed bones, partial replacement of the meniscus, treatment of fissures in intervertebral cartilage).
  • Dermatology (scleroderma).
  • General surgery (gastric and duodenal ulcers, cardiac incompetence, hernias of diverse etiology and localization, haemorrhoids, anal fissures, rectoplasty, treatment and prevention of peritoneal commissures, strengthening of suture lines, rectocele, defects of the rectal sphincter, burns, hypertrophic and cheloid scars).