The Maquet line of FUSION grafts merges ePTFE with PET to offer vascular surgeons the best of both materials: the easy handling of ePTFE and the minimal suture hole bleeding seen in knit polyester grafts. The two-layer construction of FUSION grafts delivers benefits during and after peripheral bypass surgery:

  • Axial compliance for better handling compared with standard ePTFE grafts
  • High suture retention strength and durability for long-term performance*
  • Kink resistant to enhance blood flow*
  • Minimal suture hole bleeding for improved hemostasis*
  • Crush resistant to help enhance flow dynamics*

Hybrid Construction: ePTFE and PET Layers

The inner layer of the FUSION graft is comprised of extruded, expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE). The outer layer is a knit polyester textile, polyethylene terephthalate (PET). These two layers are fused together with a proprietary polycarbonate-urethane adhesive.

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* Data on file; bench test results may not be indicative of clinical performance.

  • PET knit polyester textile outer layer is designed to promote tissue ingrowth.
  • ePTFE inner layer is designed to offer long-term patency rates similar to standard ePTFE vascular grafts.
  • FUSION Vascular Grafts also have longitudinal elasticity, designed to enhance conformability and reduce tension on the anastomoses.
  • Straight grafts have a uniform diameter throughout their length.
  • A GUIDELINE Stripe facilitates proper graft alignment.

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How to order

To place an order or learn more about any of the Maquet products, related accessories, or therapeutic solutions, please contact your local sales representative. 

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