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ConvaTec Launches New AQUACEL(R) Ag Dressing with Strengthening Fiber
Date:5/14/2009

he performance of AQUACEL(R) Ag dressings is driven by Hydrofiber(R) Technology. These dressings gel on contact with wound fluid to provide a moist wound healing environment, help manage exudate, help protect the periwound skin(5) and reduce pain in situ and on removal.(6,7,8) With the inclusion of ionic silver, AQUACEL(R) Ag dressing provides on demand antimicrobial activity, as demonstrated in vitro, responding to increased bacteria with increased silver ion availability.(3,9)** AQUACEL(R) Ag dressing starts killing a broad spectrum of pathogens, including MRSA, within 30 minutes of application(9) and can provide sustained antimicrobial activity for up to 14 days.(9)

*Compared with the original AQUACEL(R) Ag Dressing

**The amount of silver released is controlled by the maximum amount of silver that can enter solution.

AQUACEL(R) and AQUACEL(R) Ag Dressings have been studied in numerous randomized clinical trials across a variety of chronic and acute wounds, including pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, partial thickness (second degree) burns and surgical incisions.

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About new AQUACEL(R) Ag Ribbon Dressings...

AQUACEL(R) Ag Dressing with Strengthening Fiber is composed of a nonwoven Hydrofiber(R) web (as per AQUACEL(R) Ag) that is reinforced with lyocell yarn stitch bonded in both vertical and horizontal directions.

In vitro testing demonstrates that new AQUACEL(R) Ag ribbon dressing is 20 times stronger with 25% less shrinkage, compared to the original AQUACEL(R) Ag ribbon dressing.(1)

AQUACEL(R) Ag Dressings with Strengthening Fiber are an ideal partner in the management of methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) infections...

According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Associati
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