Allevyn

Allevyn

A hydrocellular foam dressing used to absorb wound exudate.
References in periodicals archive ?
Smith & Nephew announces the publication of a randomised controlled trial demonstrating that the addition of ALLEVYN LIFE, Smith & Nephew's leading multi-layer silicone adhesive foam dressing, to a standard care protocol significantly reduces the onset of pressure ulcers by 71% in elderly patients admitted to hospital for hip fracture.
After 4 weeks, there was a significantly greater reduction in ulcer area in the Contreet Foam group (45%) than in the Allevyn Hydro cellular group (25%) 7.
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 Allevyn hydrocellular dressings were enhanced with new versions in the past couple of years, with 2007 bringing additions such as silver variants.
Allevyn Extend dressing to 1 inch or more beyond the edges and tape.
Sales in Allevyn and Acticoat, which are used to dress wounds, were up 12 per cent.
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.
Smith & Nephew plc, the global medical technology business, today announced the launch of ALLEVYN Life - an innovative new advanced wound management dressing.
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.
The Allevyn standard dressing occluded the wound, thereby inhibiting cell proliferation and arresting hypergranulation.