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ConvaTec Introduces Enhanced Flexi-Seal® SIGNAL® FMS
Date:6/12/2012

s optimum performance -- thus creating a safe and effective seal for their patients' protection.*
  • A soft, low-pressure balloon designed to aid easy insertion and removal and minimize the chance of tissue necrosis.
  • A closed-end charcoal-filtered collection bag which is designed to contain and lock in odor, and provides an effective barrier to C. difficile transmission, thus helping to minimize the risk of cross-contamination.(2)  
  • A blue, easy to locate finger pocket designed for simple single-finger insertion and an increased irrigation lumen to aid in the administration of fluid to facilitate irrigation.
  • A versatile strap designed to securely lock onto an open bed frame, also helping to minimize the risk of contamination that might result from spillage. 
  • Does not contain natural rubber latex components.
  • Clinical Evidence

    Flexi-Seal® SIGNAL® FMS has been scientifically proven in vitro to contain the spread of C. difficile.(2)

    A prospective, 42-patient clinical study was conducted to evaluate the safety and performance of Flexi-Seal® FMS in subjects with liquid or semi-liquid diarrhea and incontinence. Key findings include:(3)

    • Rectal mucosa was healthy after Flexi-Seal® FMS use for all patients who had baseline and follow-up endoscopy.
    • 92% of patients had their skin condition maintained or improved.
    • 83% of caregivers reported that Flexi-Seal® FMS improved fecal incontinence control, was efficacious, and time efficient.

    * Signal indicator could pop before 45mL if the space available for the balloon is smaller than the balloon. Filling should stop when the indicator pops out and stays out. More than 45mL is never to be added to the balloon.

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