Calgisorb


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Effective management of bleeding is pivotal for facilitating surgical procedures

Advances in wound care have paved the way to a revolution in healing…from simply covering the wound to facilitating healing

Advances in wound care have paved the way to a revolution in healing…from simply covering the wound to facilitating healing

Advances in wound care have paved the way to a revolution in healing…from simply covering the wound to facilitating healing

calgisorb

Highly Absorbent. Faster Gelling. Better Wet Strength


  • Calgisorb* is a sterile, white-to-off white, soft, conformable, non-woven, calcium alginate dressing  for moderate to heavy exudating wounds.  The dressing absorbs wound fluid to form a gelatinous mass which provides a moist wound healing environment.

    Composition: Calcium Alginate

    Benefits:
    • Faster gelling and gel blocking; prevents lateral wicking and reduces risk of maceration
    • Significant wet strength property; maximizes the potential for one piece removal
    • High absorbency nature; extends dressing wear time
    • Faster Gelling; Provides moist wound environment
    • Promotes autolytic debridement; Prevents tissue dehydration and cell death
    • Highly absorbent; up to 20 times its own weight
    • Low adhesion to the wound; allows one piece & pain free removal
    • Flexible, moldable and cutable; can be cut to required size
    • Haemostatic properties; can be used in bleeding wounds
  • Calgisorb* dressings are recommended for moderate to heavy exuding wounds, deep and tunneling wounds
    • Leg ulcers
    • Diabetic ulcers
    • Graft and donor site
    • Partial and Full-thickness burns
    • Pilonidal sinus wounds and traumatic wounds
    • Pressure ulcers, stage II; stage III
    • Trauma wound
    • Oncology wound
    • Bleeding wound
    • Post surgical wounds
    • Rope Dressing is mainly used for deep wounds, tunneling wounds or tracts that needs to be filled.
  • Pad Dressing: Prepare the wound bed & peri-wound skin as per your facility’s protocol
    calgisorb_usage_1 Select a size of Calgisorb* pad that is slightly larger than the wound. Cut/ trim Calgisorb* ( using sterile scissors), as per the size of the wound or fold Calgisorb* pad to the size & shape of the wound
    calgisorb_usage_2 Place Calgisorb* pad in the wound bed properly with no more than 1/8 inch overlap at wound edge. This overlap is necessary, as dressing will retract slightly as it absorbs.
    calgisorb_usage_3 Cover with a secondary dressing. Make sure that the cover dressing can overlap the wound edge by at least an inch .
    Rope Dressing: used for deep wounds, tunneling wounds or tracts that need to be filled Prepare the wound and peri- wound as per your facility’s protocol.
    calgisorb_usage_4 Using gloved finger or a sterile cotton tip applicator/ forceps, gently fill the wound depth with Calgisorb* Rope, cutting off any extra dressing
    calgisorb_usage_5 Make sure that Calgisorb* rope contacts all wound surfaces
    calgisorb_usage_6 Cover with a secondary dressing. Make sure that the cover dressing can overlap the wound edge by at least an inch
    Dressing Change and Removal: Pad or Rope Calgisorb* can remain in situ upto 7 days, depending on the patient condition, the level of exudates
    • Gently remove the secondary dressing
    • Using gloved fingers/ sterile forceps slowly remove Calgisorb* from the wound bed.
    • Rinse away remaining gel with gentle irrigation .
    • If Calgisorb* appears dry or adheres to the wound, saturate with sterile saline/ wound cleanser to aid in removal.
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Available pack size:
Dressing Size(cm) Shape Per carton
5 x 5 PAD 10
10 x 10 PAD 10
2 x 30 ROPE 5