Reference 2018-131

REF:          2018-131 

Subject:      Mesh procedures 

 

 

Request:

Please can I request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

  1. What companies are currently used to provide mesh for procedure codes:
  • T20 Primary repair of inguinal hernia
  • T21 Repair of recurrent inguinal hernia
  • T22 Primary repair of femoral hernia
  • T23 Repair of recurrent femoral hernia
  • T24 Primary repair of umbilical hernia
  • T25 Primary repair of incisional hernia
  • T26 Repair of recurrent incision hernia
  • T27 Repair of other hernia abdominal wall
  • T97 Repair of recurrent umbililical hernia
  • T98 Repair of recurrent other hernia abdominal wall

 

  1. What % does each company supply?

 

 

Response:

1. What companies are currently used to provide mesh for procedure codes:

 

 

a. T20 Primary repair of inguinal hernia – Ethicon
b. T21 Repair of recurrent inguinal hernia – Ethicon
c. T22 Primary repair of femoral hernia – Ethicon
d. T23 Repair of recurrent femoral hernia – Ethicon
e. T24 Primary repair of umbilical hernia – Sutures
f. T25 Primary repair of incisional hernia – Covidien
g. T26 Repair of recurrent incision hernia – Covidien
h. T27 Repair of other hernia abdominal wall – Gore
i. T97 Repair of recurrent umbililical hernia – Sutures
j. T98 Repair of recurrent other hernia abdominal wall – Gore
2. What % does each company supply?

 

Ethicon 50%
Covidien 25%
Gore 25%