Cutimed Alginate




Wound characteristics:

  • Moderate to heavily exuding wounds
  • Shallow and deep wounds

Chronic wounds, such as:

  • Venous ulcer
  • Pressure ulcer
  • Arterial ulcer
  • Diabetic ulcer

Acute wounds, such as:

  • Skin donor sites
  • Abrasions and lacerations
  • Superficial and partial thickness burns

.Cutimed Alginate offers a broad performance spectrum, but is particularly useful for moderate to heavily exuding wounds, shallow wounds, lesions with rough edges, or deeper sites that are hard to dress.

  • Facilitates moist wound healing by maintaining a moist environment
  • Has haemostatic properties due to calcium ion release from the alginate dressing in contact with body fluids
  • Reduces risk of maceration only one layer of exudate is maintained at the wound surface but excess exudate is absorbed
  • Helps to clean the wound bacteria are trapped in the gel formed by the exudate absorbed and are then removed during dressing change
  • Easily cut to size customisable application
  • Highly flexible fibres conform to every wound base
  • Excellent wet integrity easily removed intact.
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