Avive™ Soft Tissue Membrane

Avive™ Soft Tissue Membrane is a minimally processed human umbilical cord membrane that can be used as a resorbable soft tissue covering to separate tissue layers.  Avive™ Soft Tissue Membrane is provided sterile and in several sizes to help surgeons meet a variety of surgical needs.

Avive™ Soft Tissue Membrane has the following key advantages:

Smart Processing

  • Minimally processed to preserve the natural properties of umbilical cord amniotic membrane

8X Thicker

  • Comprised of umbilical cord amniotic membrane which is up to 8x thicker than amniotic sac alone2

Long Lasting

  • In animal studies, Avive™ Soft Tissue Membrane stays in place for at least 8 weeks.2

Ideal Handling

  • Easy to suture or secure
  • Conforms and stays in place at the application site
  • Chorion Free—reducing the likelihood of immune response1
  • Room temperature storage simplifies inventory management


Avive™ Soft Tissue Membrane is processed and distributed in accordance with US FDA requirements for Human Cellular and Tissue-based Products (HCT/P) under 21 CFR Part 1271 regulations, US State regulations and the guidelines of the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB). Additionally, international regulations are followed as appropriate. Avive™ Soft Tissue Membrane is to be dispensed only by or on the order of a licensed physician.

Avive™ Soft Tissue Membrane is processed umbilical cord intended for homologous use as a soft tissue covering.

Avive™ Soft Tissue Membrane is contraindicated for use in any patient in whom soft tissue implants are contraindicated.

1. Burman S, Tejwani S, Vemuganti GK, Gopinathan U and Sangwan VS. Opthalmic applications of preserved human amniotic membrane: A review of current indications. Cell Tissue Bank 2004; 5: 161-175).
2. Data on file.