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

lts showed that the ratings were overall high for both groups regardless of baseline skin condition reported.

"The level of existing skin problems reported in the evaluations is close to that found in a previous clinical study, suggesting that the participants in this program are a representative sample of individuals living with an ostomy," added Hoeflok. "Our results on skin protection are therefore an important finding as it indicates the moldable barrier may be effective at preventing skin breakdown and protecting the skin in a variety of clinical settings."

About ConvaTec

ConvaTec is a leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies that have helped improve the lives of millions of people worldwide. With four key business divisions -- Ostomy Care, Wound Therapeutics, Continence and Critical Care and Infusion Devices -- ConvaTec products support health care professionals from the hospital to the community health setting. From its headquarters in Skillman, New Jersey, the company oversees more than 8,000 employees in over 90 countries serving consumers and their health care professionals on six continents. For more information, please visit www.convatec.com.

Moldable Technology and Rebounding Memory Technology are trademarks of ConvaTec Inc.

SUR-FIT Natura is a registered trademark of ConvaTec Inc.

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(1) Hoeflok J, Guy D, Allen S, St-Cyr D. A prospective multicenter evaluation of a moldable stoma skin barrier. Ostomy Wound Management 2009;55(5)62-69.

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