Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Collagen dressing

Suprasorb C

Suprasorb C

Collagen wound dressing that gels on contact with exudate. Supports proliferation and the migration of epidermal cells which assists wound healing.

Helisorb Particles

Helisorb Particles

An intact type 1 collagen from a piscean source. Available in a sterile, freeze-dried, particle form. Fully biodegradable, biocompatible and anti-allergenic. Helps move wounds from the inflammatory to the remodelling phase.

Helisorb Sheet

Helisorb Sheet

An intact type 1 collagen from a piscean source. Sterile and freeze dried. It has a fine non-stick nylon mesh on one side, which can be removed before application. Has haemostatic properties and is biodegradable, biocompatible and anti-allergenic.

Kolspon Sponge

Kolspon Sponge

An intact type 1 collagen sponge from a piscean source. Sterile and freeze dried. Has an open pore structure that allows for gaseous exchange. Fully biodegradable, biocompatible and anti-allergenic.

Neuskin-F

Neuskin-F

An intact type 1 collagen from a piscean source. Available as a sterile sheet membrane. Has haemostatic properties and is fully biodegradable, biocompatible and anti-allergenic. Can be used in any orientation.

Biobrane

Biobrane

Composite dressing containing a silicone membrane with a knitted nylon fabric partially embedded in it. A purified porcine collagen is bound to the fabric. Blood and sera clot in the fabric, adhering the dressing to the wound surface until epithelialisation can occur. Also available in glove form for use on burns of the hand.