TyRx’s Drug-Coated Mesh Targets Infection After Pacemaker/ICD Implantation
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
TyRx Pharma's Pivit CRM antibiotic-eluting mesh pouch, designed to enclose a pacemaker or ICD, aims to prevent the infrequent but serious problem of post-implant infections
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