Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

UrgoStart Plus Border

UrgoStart Plus Border

Urgo Medical

Description

A polyabsorbent fibre pad containing a protease inhibitor (TLC-NOSF Healing Matrix), polyabsorbent fibres, a superabsorbent layer and a silicone border with waterproof backingThe TLC-NOSF Healing Matrix inhibits matrix metalloproteinases and promotes the formation of new blood vessels. The polyabsorbent fibres bind, trap and retain exudate, slough and debris. NICE 2019 medical technology guidance (MTG42) states that evidence supports the case for adopting UrgoStart dressings to treat diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers.

 

Indications

All stages (from desloughing to complete healing) of exuding wounds including leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, and long-standing acute wounds. 

Contraindications

Do not use on heavily bleeding wounds, cancerous wounds, wounds that may reveal a deep abscess, infected wounds or where there is a known sensitivity to the dressing.

Sizes Available

8x8cm; 10x10cm; 13x13cm; 15x20cm; 20x20cm (sacrum)

Price

£5.12; £6.07; £8.49; £10.92; £14.67 (sacrum)

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