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Prospective Evaluation Finds High Levels of Satisfaction with ConvaTec Moldable Skin Barrier
Date:5/28/2009

Results Published in May Issue of Ostomy Wound Management(1)

SKILLMAN, N.J., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterostomal therapy nurses and people living with an ostomy reported very high levels of satisfaction with a new moldable skin barrier pioneered by ConvaTec Ostomy Care, according to results from a prospective evaluation published this month in the journal Ostomy Wound Management.

ConvaTec, a world-leading provider of medical technologies for community and hospital care, developed Moldable Technology(TM) to provide a better fitting skin barrier, increased convenience and improved protection of the skin surrounding the stoma. Also featuring ConvaTec's proprietary Rebounding Memory Technology(TM), the barrier's soft, pliable adhesive is rolled open to fit the desired size and shape with no cutting necessary and then rebounds to gently hug the individual stoma and contours around the stoma for a secure, personalized fit. The proprietary technologies are featured on the company's SUR-FIT Natura(R) ostomy system, currently available in the U.S. and Canada, and on other brands around the world.

Reported by Canadian Enterostomal Therapy Nurses Jo Hoeflok, Sandy Allen, Delilah Guy and Diane St-Cyr, results from the multi-center evaluation program, sponsored by ConvaTec, found that the product was rated "very good" to "excellent" by a high percentage of nurses and participants with an ostomy across a range of criteria including ease of use, adherence and fit, effective skin protection, and overall satisfaction. The mean percentage of "very good" to "excellent" ratings across all criteria was more than 91% from nurses and 87% from participants -- ratings that were also consistently high regardless of ostomy type.

Both nurses and participants reported that the product was easy to apply, mold and create a customized fit, and gave it high ratings for effective skin protection. Importantly, nurse
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