Fields of application
- dry to lightly exuding wounds
- acute and chronic superficial wounds, e.g.:
- lower leg ulcers
- first and second degree burns
- 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
- the Suprasorb G Gel Dressing can be applied beyond the wound edge and cut to the size of the wound surface if required
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
- Remove the sterile wound dressing from the packaging.
- Peel off one of the two white application aids (A).
- Place the dressing on the wound and peel off the other white application aid (B).
- 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).
- removes necrotic tissue while preserving surrounding tissue1)2)
- absorbs it into the gel
- effective autolytic debridement
- supplies moisture and relieves wound pain3)4)6)
- the moist wound environment promotes granulation and epithelisation
- increased quality of life for the patient (by relieving pain)
- easy to mould5) 7)
- easy and safe to apply
- hydrogel: water, acrylic polymers based on a taurate derivative, polyethylene, phenoxyethanol
- carrier film: polyethylene
- white application aid: polyethylene
* with autolytic debridement
Suprasorb® G Gel Dressing
|Size (cm)||REF||Shipping unit (pcs.)|
|5 x 6.5||33630||5/400|
|10 x 10||33631||5/150|
|20 x 20||33632||3/60|
Sian Fumarola. 21 days in the life of Edna. Poster Presentation: Tissue Viability Society Conference, Peterborough, April 2008.
Trudie Young. The use of an ionic hydrogel in a neonate with a necrotic extravasation injury. Poster Presentation: EWMA Conference, Lisbon, May 2008.
Sylvie Hampton. Comparing local (controlled) and national (uncontrolled) evaluations of ActiformCool. Sylvie Hampton. Poster Presentation: Wounds UK conference, Harrogate, November 2004.
Sylvie Hampton, Andy Kerr, Lynn King. Reduction of pain in painful wounds: a multi-centred audit. Poster Presentation: EWMA Conference, Stuttgart, September 2005.
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.
Donation von Suprasorb G Gel-Kompresse, nach interner Prüfmethode, in vitro Daten (data on file).
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).