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Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy Systems

Definition : Therapeutic systems designed to treat open wounds by locally applying negative pressure to the wound site. These systems consist of dressings, an evacuation tube, a collection canister, and a computer-controlled vacuum pump. The dressings usually include a foam (e.g., black polyurethane, polyvinyl alcohol) dressing with an evacuation tube embedded in it and a transparent film dressing that is applied over the foam package to seal the foam and the tube. The other end of the tube is connected to a fluid-collection canister, which, in turn, is attached to the vacuum pump. The computer-controlled vacuum pump applies either continuous or intermittent negative pressure through the tube to the foam dressing, drawing off excess of interstitial fluids from the wound. Negative-pressure wound-therapy systems decompress the capillaries and lymphatic vessels, thus improving blood flow to the wound and reestablishing normal circulation of interstitial fluids; they are intended to promote healing of wounds (e.g., chronic wounds, burns) that are difficult to heal using conventional treatments.

Entry Terms : "Negative Pressure Dressings" , "Suction Wound Therapy Systems" , "VACT Systems" , "Vacuum-Assisted Closure Therapy Systems" , "Vacuum-Assisted Wound Closure Systems" , "NPWT Systems" , "Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy Pumps" , "Wound Therapy Systems" , "Wound Dressings"

UMDC code : 20395

   

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Boehringer Wound Systems LLC

Boehringer Wound Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Boehringer Laboratories, Inc. which brings over 30 years of innovation in medical devices and hospital suction to negative pressure wound therapy. The technical innovations that are at the heart of the new Engenex Advanced Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System are the collective result of more than 30 years of expertise in hospital suction systems, instrumentation for anesthesia and sterile consumables that contact delicate tissue.

ConvaTec

ConvaTec is a leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies inspired by improving the lives of millions of patients around the world. With four key business units – Ostomy Care, Wound Therapeutics, Continence and Critical Care, and Infusion Devices – ConvaTec provides a broad array of products and customer solutions developed from rigorous science and borne from our collaboration with healthcare professionals and end-users.

ConvaTec (Dominican Republic)

ConvaTec (Dominican Republic)

ConvaTec (North Pacific Region)

ConvaTec (North Pacific Region)

ConvaTec Vertriebs GmbH

ConvaTec Vertriebs GmbH

KCI Medical Asia Pte Ltd

KCI Medical Asia Pte Ltd

KCI Medical Australia Pty Ltd

KCI Medical Australia Pty Ltd

Kinetic Concepts Inc

Kinetic Concepts, Inc. is a leading global medical technology company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of innovative, high-technology therapies and products for the wound care and therapeutic support system markets. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, KCI has significantly advanced the science of wound healing over the course of more than three decades.

KW Industria Nacional de Technologia Eletronica Ltda

KW Industria Nacional de Technologia Eletronica Ltda

Lohmann & Rauscher International GmbH & Co KG

Lohmann & Rauscher International GmbH & Co KG

Medela AG

Medela AG

Medela Inc

Medela develops and manufactures medical vacuum technology for hospitals, nursing homes, doctor's practices and home care settings

PT Dian Graha Elektrika

PT Dian Graha Elektrika

Smith & Nephew Inc Wound Management

Smith & Nephew is a global medical technology business dedicated to helping improve people's lives. We have leadership positions in Orthopaedic Reconstruction, Advanced Wound Management, Sports Medicine and Trauma Orthopaedics Reconstruction - joint replacement systems for knees, hips and shoulders Advanced Wound Management - wound care treatment and prevention products used to treat hard-to-heal wounds Sports Medicine – minimally invasive surgery of the joint Trauma – products that help repair broken bones

Smith & Nephew srl

Smith & Nephew srl

Smith & Nephew Wound Management

Smith & Nephew Wound Management

Talley Group Ltd

Talley Group Ltd

Talley Medical (USA)

Talley Group Limited is the UK's largest privately owned specialist in pressure ulcer prevention and therapy.

THE Medical

THE Medical

THE Medical

T.H.E. Medical, established in 1989, is the leading North American manufacturer of high-quality, full-line institutional patient care and patient handling products.

Umsinsi Health Care (Pty) Ltd

Umsinsi Health Care (Pty) Ltd

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