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Preliminary Results of a Large Scale Study Show ConvaTec Moldable Technology™ Skin Barriers Help to Prevent and Improve Peristomal Skin Issues in Ostomy Patients
Date:6/23/2011

(T).  Initially developed by a consensus of Italian healthcare professionals (the Studio Alterazioni Cutanee Stoma, or Study on Peristomal Skin Lesions, study group), the instrument was published in Ostomy Wound Management in 2007; following which it was endorsed by the Italian ET association (AIOSS) and adopted in Italy.  The instrument has been subsequently content validated in the U.S.(6)

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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 www.convatec.com.

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*OSMOSE Study: An evaluation of the peristomal skin condition in patients using ConvaTec Moldable Technology™ Skin Barriers – Preliminary Results.  Poster presented at the 11th Congress of Enterostomal Therapy (ECET in Bologna, Italy; June12-15, 2011.

** U.S. Patent No. 6,840,924 B2

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(1) Scott V, Raasch D, Kennedy G, Heise C. Prospective assessment and classification of stoma related skin disorders. Poster presented at: 41st Annual Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society Conference; June 6-10, 2009; Orlando, Florida.

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

(3) Herlufsen P, Olsen AG, Carlsen B et al. Study of peristomal skin disorders in patients with
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