Navigation Links
New Laboratory Data Analyzes Physical Performance Characteristics of Unique Bio-Dome™ and GranuFoam™ Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Dressings
Date:9/24/2010

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, today announced new in vitro study results. The Engenex® Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) system's Bio-Dome™ wound interface showed superior tensile strength and lower simulated bioadhesion when compared with GranuFoam™ (polyurethane foam).(1) This study was conducted by employees of ConvaTec's Global Development Center and was presented at The Annual Fall Symposium on Advanced Wound Care in Anaheim, California.

In addition to the superior tensile strength and lower simulated bioadhesion, the laboratory tests also showed that the Bio-Dome™ wound interface provided broader contours of microstrain when compared to GranuFoam™. The Bio-Dome™ wound interface also effectively transmitted sufficient levels of fluid to the canister from simulated highly exuding wounds.(1)

To better understand the physical performance attributes of wound interfaces, a range of in vitro physical testing and analytic studies using different levels of applied negative pressure were performed.

The analytic studies included finite element analysis (FEA) to predict strain forces applied to the wound bed; fluid handling testing to simulate exudate management capabilities; tensile strength of interface dressings to show their robustness during handling; and simulated bioadhesion testing.

About Engenex® Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System and the Bio-Dome™ TechnologyThe Engenex® Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System is an innovative technology and engineering solution that utilizes the application of negative pressure to a wound to promote healing and to remove excess fluid, including wound exudate.

About ConvaTecConvaTec 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. From its operational headquarters in Skillman, New Jersey, the company conducts business in over 90 countries, serving consumers and their health care professionals on six continents.  For more information, please visit www.convatec.com.

Engenex is a registered trademark and Bio-Dome is a trademark of Boehringer Technologies L.P.

All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.© 2010 ConvaTec Inc.

AP-010471-US(1) Bishop S, Shaw H, Pritchard D, Jones L, Tabron I. An Analysis of the Physical Performance Characteristics of Bio-Dome™ Dressings and GranuFoam™ Poster presented at: The Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Fall Meeting; September 23-25, 2010; Anaheim, California.Media ContactsAmy FirschingEtanjalie AyalaConvaTec

Weber Shandwick908-904-2088

212-445-8225amy.firsching@convatec.com

eayala@webershandwick.com
'/>"/>

SOURCE ConvaTec
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Instrumentation Laboratory Receives FDA Clearance for HemosIL RecombiPlasTin 2G Assay
2. BD and PEPFAR Collaborate to Strengthen Laboratory Systems in Fight Against HIV/AIDS and TB
3. Focus Diagnostics Launches Laboratory Test for Chikungunya Virus
4. Eating Walnuts Slows Cancer Growth, Laboratory Study Finds
5. J. Craig Venter, Ph.D. Receives Double Helix Medal from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
6. Gene Therapy Corrects Sickle Cell Disease in Laboratory Study
7. deCODE Receives California Clinical Laboratory License
8. Quest Diagnostics ClariSure(TM) Postnatal Molecular Test Receives Clinical Laboratory Approval from New York State
9. BARC Central Laboratory Joins Alzheimers Association Research Roundtable
10. Nations Laboratory Response Network Marks First Decade of Protecting Public Health
11. Midwest Research Institute Launches Clinical Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/23/2017)... PALMA, Spain , January 23, ... a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on treatments for ... has been enrolled in the Phase IIb "CaLIPSO ... the treatment of cardiovascular calcification (CVC) in end-stage-renal-disease ... ESRD patients, in the last stage of chronic ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... , Jan 20, 2017 Research ... Clinical Laboratory Testing Market By Type of Test (Tumor, Clinical ... & By Type of Diseases (Tuberculosis, Influenza, Cancer, HIV/AIDS etc.), ... ... attractive destination for healthcare services, market segments, especially clinical lab ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... Route Of Administration, End User - Forecast to 2025" report ... ... a CAGR of around 7.8% over the next decade to reach ... analyzes the global markets for Advanced Drug Delivery across all the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:1/23/2017)... Switzerland (PRWEB) , ... January 23, 2017 , ... ... lab and production applications. However, choosing the right method is paramount to success. ... occur more often in situations where multiple persons use the same equipment. Rare ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Old School Labs™, makers of the wildly popular all-natural sports ... Ansley to its growing team of brand ambassadors. The Olympia top finisher and former ... than a year was able to turn professional, participating in the 2013 NPC USA ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... ... at the Mill”: a story of love and redemption, hope and uncertainty as a ... , “The Inn at the Mill” is the creation of published author, Lois Kulp, ... now living in Berks County on Crow Hill. The inn, the mill and ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... ... “Life Under Blankets”: an entrancing story about one woman's travels through the wilderness ... of published author, Kimberly Mitchell, who earned her bachelor’s degree in English education at ... master’s degree in education in the field of curriculum and instruction. Kimberly’s passion for ...
(Date:1/22/2017)... FRANCE (PRWEB) , ... January 22, 2017 , ... Phytocéane ... Ocean, isolated from the rest of the world with ZANZIBAR MILKY CREAM. Inspired by ... used key ingredients like Virgin Coconut Oil and moisturizing vegetal coral to create this ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):