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Suprasorb® G Gel Wound Dressing

Easy to use, impressive results*

Fields of application

  • dry to lightly exuding wounds
  • acute and chronic superficial wounds, e.g.:

    • lower leg ulcers
    • decubitus
    • first and second degree burns
    • scalds

Properties

  • removes necrotic tissue while preserving surrounding tissue and absorbs it into the gel
  • high moisture donation for effective autolytic debridement
  • supplies moisture and relieves wound pain
  • easy to mould

To note

  • the Suprasorb G Gel Dressing can be applied beyond the wound edge and cut to the size of the wound surface if required

Recommended combinations

L&R’s proven Suprasorb G Gel Wound Dressing is now available in a new, higher-quality version. The hydrogel gently loosens and traps slough, necrotic tissue and debris found at the wound bed level.1)2) Suprasorb G Gel Wound Dressing supplies moisture, relieves pain3)4) and is very comfortable for patients to wear. Doctors and nursing staff favour this high-quality gel dressing because of its ease of application and user-friendly handling.5)

The hydrogel layer inside the Suprasorb G Gel Dressing loosens necrotic tissue and debris while being gentle on the wound.1) 2)

A Hydrogel: high water content, approx. 70%; acrylic polymers, approx. 30%

B Transparent carrier film made from polyethylene

C White application aid made from polyethylene

D Blue carrier grid made from polyethylene

  1. Remove the sterile wound dressing from the packaging.
  2. Peel off one of the two white application aids (A).
  3. Place the dressing on the wound and peel off the other white application aid (B).
  4. Secure the Suprasorb G Gel dressing with a suitable dressing (with a film dressing, e.g. Suprasorb F, elastic conforming bandage, e.g. Mollelast, or as part of treatment for underlying diseases with compression bandages, e.g. Rosidal).

Marked tissue damage following a fall1)

 

A Day 5: reduced necrotic tissue, initial granulation. Secondary dressing: film dressing

B Day 9: complete debridement of the necrotic tissue with good wearing comfort, low-pain dressing changes and little restriction of movement

Necrotic extravasation injury in a neonate2)

 

A Initial autolytic debridement coupled with ease of use, removal and a reduction in pain

B Complete debridement and initial re-epithelisation

Advantages

Properties

  • removes necrotic tissue while preserving surrounding tissue1)2)
  • absorbs it into the gel

Your benefits

  •  effective autolytic debridement

Properties

  •  supplies moisture and relieves wound pain3)4)6)

Your benefits

  •  the moist wound environment promotes granulation and epithelisation
  • increased quality of life for the patient (by relieving pain)

Properties

  •  easy to mould5) 7)

Your benefits

  •  easy and safe to apply

Product composition

  • hydrogel: water, acrylic polymers based on a taurate derivative, polyethylene, phenoxyethanol
  • carrier film: polyethylene
  • white application aid: polyethylene

 

* with autolytic debridement

Ordering information

Suprasorb® G Gel Dressing

sterile, individually sealed
Size (cm)REFShipping unit (pcs.)
5 x 6.5336305/400
10 x 10336315/150
20 x 20336323/60
 
1)

Sian Fumarola. 21 days in the life of Edna. Poster Presentation: Tissue Viability Society Conference, Peterborough, April 2008.

 
2)

Trudie Young. The use of an ionic hydrogel in a neonate with a necrotic extravasation injury. Poster Presentation: EWMA Conference, Lisbon, May 2008.

 
3)

Sylvie Hampton. Comparing local (controlled) and national (uncontrolled) evaluations of ActiformCool. Sylvie Hampton. Poster Presentation: Wounds UK conference, Harrogate, November 2004.

 
4)

Sylvie Hampton, Andy Kerr, Lynn King. Reduction of pain in painful wounds: a multi-centred audit. Poster Presentation: EWMA Conference, Stuttgart, September 2005.

 
5)

Schmitz Michael, de Lange Stefanie, Abel Martin. Performance assessment by a hydrogel wound dressing and comparison to the institutions standard hydrogel dressing. Annual Meeting of the European Wound Management Association, (EWMA), Bremen, 11.–13. May 2016.

 
6)

Donation von Suprasorb G Gel-Kompresse, nach interner Prüfmethode, in vitro Daten (data on file).

 
7)

A small study in healing rates and symptom control using a new sheet hydrogel dressing. S. Hampton. Journal Wound Care, Vol 13, No 4, July 2004; 297-300 (20 wounds).

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