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Executive Summary

The lead product from Cohera Medical platform technology is a sprayable adhesive strong enough to hold tissue layers together following surgery. TissuGlu is an absorbable, urethane adhesive that is non-toxic for use inside the body. The initial indication will be plastic surgery, with an emphasis on abdominoplasty (tummy tuck). For such a procedure, the product is sprayed in between two flaps of tissue for reattachment, thus preventing fluid buildup that would otherwise occur between unattached layers of tissue and require cumbersome post-surgical drains with their associated complications.

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