Acelity’s BIOSORB Gelling Fiber Dressing is now available in the United States and has Conformité Européenne (CE) Mark in Europe, where it will be available in the coming months.
The BIOSORB Dressing is a wound dressing that forms a gel when it comes into contact with an exuding wound. This dressing offers increased absorbency and the ability to hold its shape, allowing for intact removal which is designed to make dressing changes less painful for patients. The dressing can be used for a variety of exuding wounds including leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, surgical wounds that exude fluid, partial thickness burns, traumatic and oncology wounds.
The BIOSORB Dressing is a highly absorbent fiber dressing designed to efficiently manage fluid levels in a variety of wound types. Fiber dressings help keep the wound moist while absorbing excess exudate to limit the chance of maceration, a softening or separation of skin and tissue due to moisture exposure, which can be detrimental to the healing process if left unmanaged.
BIOSORB Gelling Fiber Dressing comprises CMC (carboxymethylcellulose) fibers, which allow the dressing to absorb many times its own weight in fluid, protecting the wound edge and surrounding skin. Furthermore, its cellulose fibers reinforce the dressing, allowing it to remain strong and intact when wet.
The product is designed to provide ease of application for the clinician, as well as pain-free removal.