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Product Type: Allogeneic matrix
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HCPCS : (Medicare DME co-payment per billable unit min / max: $0.00 / $0.00)

Relese™ is comprised of dehydrated human amniotic membrane obtained from donated placental tissue.

INTENDED USE: Relese™ is a sheet skin substitute product that contains non-viable cells and is intended for use as a selective barrier and to protect wounds from the surrounding environment for chronic and acute wounds including dermal ulcers and other defects.

CLAIMED BENEFITS: The processed membrane is dehydrated, fenestrated and cut into various sizes, and presented in a sterilized, dehydrated sheet graft form. The processing of Relese™ preserves all layers of the placental membrane and maintains the 3D physiologic architecture of the natural barrier membrane. This triple layer barrier containing amnion, intermediate layer, and chorion provides a selective barrier and protection between wound and the surrounding environment.

OPTION: Relese™ is offered in a variety of sizes from 2x2 cm to 6x8 cm sheets. The amount of Relese™ used will be determined by the treating health care provider, based on the size of the wound. Relese™ can be applied over the wound area either wet or dry. If hydration is preferred, sterile solution is used to hydrate the graft after placement on the wound site. Relese™ is supplied as a terminally sterilized dehydrated human tissue allograft derived from human amnion and chorion membrane. Relese™ should be maintained in its original packaging and stored at ambient temperature (0°C to 38°C) until ready to use. Relese™ is for single patient use only.

Wound Reference does not produce, market, re-sell or distribute health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
Composition: Animal-derived
Composition: Human dermis with/without epidermis
Composition: Human placenta or umbilical cord
Composition: Viable (living) cells
Configuration: Fenestrated/ meshed
Configuration: Flowable
Configuration: Sheet
May apply on full-thickness wounds
May apply over exposed tendon/ bone/ muscle
May apply over infected tissue
Processing: Cryopreserved
Processing: Decellularized or irradiated
Processing: Dehydrated
Processing: Fresh (limited shelf life)
Processing: Hydrated
Processing: Minimally manipulated
Shelf life: Greater than 2 years
Storage: refrigeration needed
Storage: room temp

The addition of Skin Substitutes or Cellular or Tissue Based Products (CTPs) to certain wounds may afford a healing advantage over dressings and conservative treatments when these options appear insufficient to affect complete healing, after at least a 30 day period of comprehensive conservative therapy. There are currently a wide variety of bioengineered products available for soft tissue coverage to affect closure. • Human skin allografts are derived from donated human skin (cadavers) • Allogeneic matrices are derived from human tissue (fibroblasts or membrane) • Composite matrices are derived from human keratinocytes, fibroblasts and xenogeneic collagen • Acellular matrices are derived from xenogeneic collagen or tissue

For Medicare to cover this product, it needs to be ordered and applied by your clinician. A patient cannot purchase it directly from a Durable Medical Equipment (DME) store and receive reimbursement for it.

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