Foam post-op dressing – Mepilex Border Post-Op

The flexible absorbent all-in-one post-op dressing

Mepilex® Border Post-Op is an all-in-one post-op dressing that effectively absorbs and retains blood and surgical exudate . It is intended for acute wounds, such as surgical wounds, cuts and abrasions. It is optimised for post-op use and blood absorption. The Safetac® interface ensures that the dressing can be changed without damaging the wound or surrounding skin3.

Minimises incidence of blisters1

Excellent exudate management optimised for post-op wounds2

Minimises pain and trauma at dressing changes3

Highly flexible pad that promotes patient mobility4

How to use Mepilex Border Post-Op

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Mepilex Border Post-Op is designed for exuding wounds. It is intended for acute wounds, such as surgical wounds, cuts and abrasions. It is optimised for post-op use and blood absorption. The Flex technology provides very high flexibility, making it ideal for use over joints, such as hips and knees4.

Each dressing size is optimised based on needed absorbency, flexibility and stay-on-ability. Sizes 20 cm and larger has an absorbent pad for highly exuding wounds and the smaller sizes have an absorbent pad for moderate to highly exuding wounds.

Frequency of change
Mepilex Border Post-Op may be left in place for several days depending on the condition of the wound and the surrounding skin, or as indicated by accepted clinical practice.

Code

Size cm

Pcs/shelf cont.

Pcs/transp. cont.

495100

6 x 8

10

80

495200

9 x 10

10

70

495300

9 x 15

10

100

495400

10 x 20

10

120

495450

10 x 25

10

60

495600

10 x 30

10

40

495650

10 x 35

10

50

  1. Johansson C. et al. An assessment of a self-adherent, soft silicone dressing in post operative wound care following hip and knee arthroplasty. Poster presentation at EWMA, Brussels, Belgium 2012.
  2. Fluid handling capacity. Mölnlycke Health Care Lab. report 20121101-002. Downloadable from www.molnlycke.com
  3. White R. A multinational survey of the assessment of pain when removing dressings. Wounds UK, 2008.
  4. Tensile force. Mölnlycke Health Care Lab. report 20121019-004.
  5. Meaume S. et al. A study to compare a new self adherent soft silicone dressing with aself adherent polymer dressing in stage II pressure ulcers. Ostomy Wound Management, 2003.
  6. Feili F et al. Retention capacity. Poster presentation at the EWMA conference, Lisbon, Portugal 2008.
  7. Wiberg A.B. et al. Preventing maceration with a soft silicone dressing: in-vitro evaluations. Poster presented at the 3rd Congress of the WUWHS, Toronto, Canada, 2008.
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