The new improved version of the proven L&R Suprasorb® G Gel Dressing is now available. The hydrogel gently removes slough, necrotic tissue and tissue debris from the wound bed and retains them.44)45) Suprasorb® G Gel Dressings donate moisture and alleviate pain46)47) and are very comfortable for the patient to wear. The high-quality gel dressings are viewed favourably by doctors and nursing staff due to their ease of application and user-friendly handling.48)
- gently removes necrotic tissue44)45)
- absorbs it into the gel
- effective autolytic debridement
- supplies moisture and relieves wound pain46)47)49)
- the moist wound environment promotes granulation and epithelisation
- increased quality of life for the patient (by relieving pain)
- easy to mould48)50)
- easy and safe to apply
Product compositionhydrogel: water, acrylic polymers based on a taurate derivative, polyethylene, phenoxyethanol
Carrier film: polyethylene
white application aid: polyethylene
Fields of application
- dry wounds and wounds with low amounts of exudate
- acute or chronic superficial wounds, e.g.:
- lower leg ulcers
- pressure ulcers
- 1st and 2nd degree burns
- Wound healing stages:
- Exudation phase
- Granulation phase
- Epithelialisation phase
- gently removes necrotic tissue and absorbs it into the gel
- high level of moisture donation for an effective autolytic debridement
- supplies moisture and relieves wound pain
- easy to mould
- Suprasorb® G Gel Dressing can be applied beyond the wound edge and cut to the size of the wound area as required.
- If the clear liner remains on the pouch interior, this should be placed onto the gel dressing prior to use. Use only with a gloved hand or forceps.
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).