Galatea Surgical, Inc.

Galatea Surgical, Inc. is passionate about bringing your patient’s Strength and Beauty to life through reinforcement of weak and compromised tissue with an innovative solution for soft tissue support. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Tepha, Inc., the Galatea team has created a portfolio of optimized soft tissue support devices utilizing a non-cadaveric, non-human, non-animal, non-synthetic, biologically derived fully absorbable material: poly-4-hydroxybutyrate (P4HB™).

Tepha, Inc.

Tepha Inc., founded in 1998 and headquartered in Lexington, MA, is a supplier of medical devices focused on its proprietary P4HB polymer technology. Tepha’s products are designed and developed to elevate, support and reinforce soft tissue as well as to stimulate tissue healing and regenerative processes. Commercial scaffolds and suture products based on Tepha’s resorbable P4HB polymer technology are currently utilized in general, orthopedic and plastic and reconstructive surgery.

As of 2019 there have been 28 regulatory clearances for products made from P4HB, including the Galatea collection of biologically derived scaffolds. To date, over 3 million patients have been implanted with P4HB devices worldwide and over 60 clinical and scientific papers have been published.

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