In recent weeks we have seen much advancement in our Negative Wound Pressure Therapy (NWPT) extriCARE® product line. The extriCARE® systems address a multitude of wounds and with the advancements, they now offer greater flexibly and choice with our pumps, canister and diverse dressing solutions.
Dr. John A. Bennett, CEO of Devon Medical Products, has recently received approval for his integrated contoured negative pressure wound therapy bandages. The integrated negative pressure bandage is constructed with a non-woven polyurethane matrix pad secured on the outside surface to a sheet of polyurethane film formed with an outer adhesive boundary to establish a seal against the skin of the patient around the wound site. The inner surface of the non-woven matrix pad is covered with a silver nitrate mesh to promote healing of the wound site when the bandage is placed on top of the wound. A drain tube is contained within the non-woven matrix pad for connection with a source of negative pressure to draw the fluids and exudates from the wound for removal to a canister that is located remotely from the bandage.
Contoured versions of the integrated bandage are provided for use on portions of the human body that are presently difficult locations for applications of negative pressure wound care therapy, including the toes, heel, limbs, and sacral region. These bandage dressings are currently part of Devon Medical Products’ extriCARE® Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Systems.
In addition to the great news, Devon Medical Products has also received FDA 510 (k) clearance for the foam dressings kits to be used with the extriCARE® NPWT pumps. This is a milestone for Devon Medical Products as the foam kits are now versatile with both of our pumps – the portable extriCARE® 2400 and the hospital unit extriCARE ® 3600, and it is the completion of our extriCARE® Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) product line
Along with our other NPWT products – the integrated contoured bandage dressings mentioned above, various sizes of canisters that contain gelling agent to solidify exudates collected for sanitation purposes and carrying cases to further extend our systems’ portability, we are confident and proud to be able to offer a full NPWT solution that is simple, versatile and affordable to our customers for all care settings.
We work with wound care professionals, podiatrists, vascular surgeons, and other clinicians to design our devices with the needs of the patients in mind. If you have any questions about our devices, please do not hesitate to contact us.