Advance healing with AQUACEL® Ag+ Dressings
In the battle to heal chronic wounds, there is an invisible enemy: bioburden. It's a primary cause of chronic infection1, blocking the effective action of antibiotic and antiseptic agents,2 and it's present in at least 78% of chronic wounds3.
MORE THAN SILVER™ technology in AQUACEL Ag Advantage is a unique combination of a sufactant, metal chelating agent and ionic silver that work synergistically together to enhance the antimicrobial performance of the dressing.4-5
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1. Wolcott R, Sanford N, Gabrilska R et al. Microbiota is a primary cause of pathogenesis of chronic wounds. J Wound Care WUWHS Suppl 2016:25(10): 533-543.
2. Percival SL, Bowler PG. 2004. Biofilms and their potential role in wound healing. WOUNDS, 16: 234-240.
3. Malone M et al. 2017. The prevalence of biofilm in chronic wounds: a systematic review and meta-analysis of published data. JWC: 20-25.
4. Bowler PG, Parsons D. Combatting wound biofilm and recalcitrance with a novel anti-biofilm Hydrofiber® wound dressing. Wound Medicine 14 (2016) 6-11.
5.When compared to AQUACEL® Ag+ Extra™ dressing and other silver-only competitor dressings.