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ConvaTec Supported Studies to be Presented at the 24th Annual Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) and Wound Healing Society (WHS)

DALLAS, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, today announced that data related to wound management will be presented at the 24th Annual Symposium on Advanced Wound Care and Wound Healing Society (SAWC/WHS) in Dallas, Texas from April 14 to April 17, 2011.

The abstracts selected for presentation are grouped by therapy:

Silver-containing dressings:

The In Vitro Susceptibility of Emerging 'Superbugs' to a Silver-Containing Sodium CMC Wound Dressing (Poster Number LB45)

A Comparison of the In Vitro Antimicrobial Efficacy of Iodoform Gauze and Silver-Containing Sodium CMC Wound Dressing (Poster Number LB23)

In Vitro Antimicrobial Efficacy of Silver-Containing Absorbent Dressings Using Simulated Wound Models (Poster Number LB24)

Management Principles and Dressing Selection for Surgical Incisions Healing After Primary Closure (Poster Number IR32)

Reducing Pain and Dressing Change Frequency on Thermal Partial-Thickness Burns (PTB) in a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Setting Utilizing 100% Sodium Carboxymethycellulose (NaCMC) with Technology (Poster Number CS58)

100% Sodium Carboxymethycellulose Technology: Helping Patients from Stem to Stern (Poster Number CS79)

Design and Development of a Narrow Width Enhanced-Strength Filler Dressing (Poster Number LB11)

The Use of a Sodium Carboxymethycellulose Surgical Dressing with Ionic Silver Designed to Improve Patient Outcomes Following Cesarean Section (Poster Number WHS GP.24)

Algorithm Programs:

Testing an Online Interactive Wound Program (Oral Presentation Session 40.1)

Negative Pressure Therapy:

Using Low Pressure NPWT to Support Wound Healing in Open Surgical Wound Therapy (Poster Number CS40)

Treatment of Fournier's Gangrene with Low Pressure Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (Poster Number CS94)

Outcomes Associated with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Use in Non-Acute Care Settings (Poster Number CS61)

A New Understanding of the Application of Tissue Strain by Negative Pressure Wound Interfaces Through 3-Dimensional Finite Element Analysis (Poster Number LB05)

The Use of a Low Pressure Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) System in a Series of Outpatients (Poster Number CS30)

An Evaluation of an Alternative Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) System in the Treatment of Complex Diabetic Foot Ulcers (Poster Number CR02)

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System with a Wound Interface Dressing Technology (Poster Number CS72)


In addition to the presentation of these accepted abstracts, the company will also sponsor two symposia for healthcare professionals attending SAWC/WHS:

April 14, 2011, 12:30 - 2:00PM – "Topical Silver-impregnated Dressings and the Importance of the Dressing Technology"

April 15, 2011, 7:30AM - 9:00AM – "Comparative Effectiveness of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Systems"

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 focus areas – Ostomy Care, Wound Therapeutics, Continence and Critical Care, and Infusion Devices – ConvaTec products support healthcare professionals from the hospital to the community health setting. For more information, please visit

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