Allevyn

Allevyn

A hydrocellular foam dressing used to absorb wound exudate.
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PolyMem * Easy to apply and remove Allevyn * Highly absorbent Alginates Stage 2 wounds * Nonadherent $50-185 per with a lot of box exudate Stages -4 i.
plant four years ago to satisfy increasing global demand for its Allevyn Adhesive dressings, Cica-Care silicone gel sheet and other wound care products.
The development of ALLEVYN Life has been driven by these challenges faced by our customers and the significant body of evidence indicating that delivering patient centred care leads to improvements in patient concordance, clinical outcomes and, as a result, improved economic outcomes.
The Allevyn hydrocellular dressings were enhanced with new versions in the past couple of years, with 2007 bringing additions such as silver variants.
Such a healthy dose of research dollars has led to a plethora of new products over the last five years, including the Legion/Genesis II Total Knee System, the Fast-Fix meniscal repair system, the Twin-Fix suture anchor for rotator cuff repair, the Allevyn AG Gentle Border and Cadex dressing, the PEEK Interference Screw, BioSure PK Interference Screw, TwinFix Ultra PK FT Suture Anchor and the Knotless Instability Anchor, among others.
The division launched enhanced Allevyn Non-Adhesive dressings in Europe, which expands upon the Allevyn Adhesive and Sacrum introduced in early 2006.
His data show, for example, that more than 98% of the stage II pressure ulcers treated with the Smith + Nephew products he prefers (Skin Prep[TM] and Allevyn Adhesive[TM]) resolve within 8 to 10 days, while 16% of those treated with a hydrocolloid progress to a stage III or IV.
Sales in Allevyn and Acticoat, which are used to dress wounds, were up 12 per cent.
Smith & Nephew Unveils Two New Types of ALLEVYN Ag Series of
Smith & Nephew plc has a broad offering in wound care, including advanced wound care dressings, two sustained-release silver dressings (Acticoat and Allevyn, used to help prevent and reduce the risk of infection in a variety of wounds), and collagen products.
June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew's Advanced Wound Management division (LSE: SN; NYSE: SNN) today announced the launch of ALLEVYN Gentle Border Sacrum, a new dressing that incorporates Gentle Border technology and is designed specifically for managing wounds located in the sacral area.
The facility manufactures Allevyn adhesive dressings and other products for the company's Advanced Wound Management franchise.