LifeCell Corporation develops and markets tissue repair products for use in reconstructive, urogynecologic, and orthopedic surgical procedures. Its products include reconstructive and regenerative tissue matrixes, such as Strattice and AlloDerm for plastic, reconstructive, general surgical, burn, and periodontal procedures; Cymetra for injection; Repliform for urogynecologic surgical procedures; GraftJacket for orthopedic surgical procedures; and AlloCraft DBM for bone grafting procedures. The companyâ€™s products are used in applications, such as abdominal wall reconstruction, hernia repair, breast reconstruction, breast plastic surgery, grafting, and ENT/head and neck plastic reconstruction. It offers its products to patients and healthcare professionals through distributors in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Branchburg, New Jersey. As of May 27, 2008, LifeCell Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Kinetic Concepts Inc.
Kinetic Concepts to Buy LifeCell for $1.7 Billion (bloomberg.com)