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PREVENA™ Incision Management System

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The First Disposable Powered Negative Pressure System Designed Specifically for the Management of Closed Surgical Incisions.

The PREVENA™ Incision Management System protects the incision from external contamination, helps hold incision edges together, removes fluid and infection materials, and delivers continuous negative pressure at -125mmHg for up to seven days.

 

PREVENA™ Incision Management System Features:

  • Single-patient use
  • Lightweight and portable
  • One-touch operation for continuous negative pressure -125mmHg up to 7 days
  • Multiple dressing options for linear, non-linear, and multiple incisions
  • Replaceable canister
  • Audible and visual alarms

Specific indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions and safety information exist for KCI products and therapies. Healthcare providers should review the product User Manual, Safety Information and/or Instructions for Use prior to application.


  • Overview
  • How it Works
  • Indications
  • Evidence & Outcomes
  • Ordering

Overview

Over 70 Clinical Publications Supporting Negative Pressure Incision Management

 

Easy to Use

 

  • Off-the-shelf disposable components
  • Easy to use PEEL & PLACE™ Dressings
  • CUSTOMIZABLE™ Dressing with SENSAT.R.A.C.™ Technology
     

Skin-friendly Interface Layer

 
  • Barrier to external contaminants
  • Contains 0.019% ionic silver that may help reduce bacterial colonization
  • Patient can shower with dressing in place

 

How it Works

  • About

Surgical Incision Protection

PREVENA™ Therapy helps manage and protect surgical incisions utilizing unique PEEL & PLACE™ Dressing or CUSTOMIZABLE™ Dressings by:
 

  • Helping hold incision edges together
  • Removing fluids and infectious materials
  • Acting as a barrier to external contamination
  • Delivering continuous negative pressure (-125mmHg) for up to 7 days

  

PREVENA™ Therapy Mechanisms of Action Video for the rest of the world

Indications

  • INDICATIONS
Specific indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions and safety information exist for KCI products and therapies. Healthcare providers should review the product User Manual, Safety Information and/or Instructions for Use prior to application.
 

PREVENA™ Therapy is supported by over 70 clinical publications. 

Clinical Evidence

Additional summary of evidence and outcomes.
TITLE Experience with a new negative pressure incision management system in prevention of groin wound infection in vascular surgery patients.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2013
AUTHORS Matatov T, et al.
TITLE Prevention of poststernotomy wound infections in obese patients by negative pressure wound therapy.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2013
AUTHORS Grauhan O, et al.
TITLE Incisional negative-pressure wound therapy versus conventional dressings following abdominal wall reconstruction: a comparative study.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2013
AUTHORS Conde-Green A, et al.
TITLE Prevention of surgical site infections in high-risk patients with laparotomy incisions using negative-pressure therapy. American Journal of Surgery.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2013
AUTHORS Blackham AU, et al. 
TITLE Closed-incision Negative-Pressure Therapy Versus Antimicrobial Dressings After Revision Hip and Knee Surgery: A Comparative Study
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE Level 3
DATE 2015
AUTHORS Cooper HJ, et al.
TITLE Negative pressure wound therapy use to decrease surgical nosocomial events in colorectal resections (NEPTUNE): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2015
AUTHORS Chadi SA, et al.
TITLE Effect of surgical incision management on wound infections in a poststernotomy patient population.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2014
AUTHORS Grauhan O, et al.
TITLE Negative pressure wound therapy to prevent seromas and treat surgical incisions after total hip arthroplasty. International Orthopaedics.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2012
AUTHORS Pachowsky M, et al.
TITLE Incisional negative pressure wound therapy after high-risk lower extremity factures.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2012
AUTHORS Stannard JP, et al.
TITLE Incisional negative pressure wound therapy after high-risk lower extremity factures. Journal of Orthopedic Trauma.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2012
AUTHORS Stannard JP, et al.
TITLE Effect of single-use negative pressure wound therapy on postcesarean infections and wound complications for high-risk patients.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2015
AUTHORS Swift SH, Zimmerman MB, Hardy-Fairbanks AJ

Ordering

To order any of the products listed below, please contact your KCI representative or call your local KCI Office. Click here to contact us.


PRODUCT NHSSC Code KCI Code  ORDERING OPTION
 
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PREVENA™ PEEL & PLACE™ System Kit – 13cm

PREVENA™ 125 Therapy Unit , PEEL & PLACE™ Dressing – 13cm , PREVENA™ Patch Strips, PREVENA™ 45ml Canister, PREVENA™ 125 Therapy Unit Carrying Case, PREVENA™ Therapy V.A.C.®Connector, Ruler with sticker


ELZ850   PRE1101 1 Kit 
 
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PREVENA™PEEL & PLACE™ System Kit – 20cm

PREVENA™ 125 Therapy Unit , PEEL & PLACE™ Dressing – 20cm , PREVENA™ Patch Strips, PREVENA™ 45ml Canister, PREVENA™ 125 Therapy Unit Carrying Case, PREVENA™ Therapy V.A.C.®Connector


 ELZ283  PRE1001   1 Kit
 
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PREVENA PLUS™ CUSTOMIZABLESystem Kit(For use on non-linear or up to 90cm linear incisions)

PREVENA™ CUSTOMIZABLE™ Dressing with hydrocolloid, SENSAT.R.A.C.™ Pad, V.A.C.®Drape, Ruler with sticker, Hydrocolloid strips, PREVENA PLUS™ 150ml Canister with PREVENA PLUS™ Connector, PREVENA PLUS™ 125 Therapy Unit, PREVENA PLUS™ Carrying Case, PREVENA PLUS™ Therapy Unit AC Power Cord and Adaptor


 
ELZ821 
PRE4001  1 Kit
 
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PREVENA™PEEL & PLACE™ Dressing Kit – 13cm

PEEL & PLACE™ Dressings – 13cm, PREVENA™ Patch Strips, PREVENA™ Therapy V.A.C.®Connector, Ruler with sticker


 ELZ833  PRE1155  Case of 5
 
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PREVENA™ PEEL & PLACE™ Dressing Kit – 20cm

PREVENA™ PEEL & PLACE™ Dressings – 20cm, PREVENA™ Patch Strips, PREVENA™ Therapy V.A.C.®Connector


 ELZ647  PRE1055  Case of 5
 
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PREVENA PLUS™ CUSTOMIZABLE™ Dressing Kit
- 90cm

PREVENA™ CUSTOMIZABLE™ Dressing with hydrocolloid, SENSAT.R.A.C.™ Pad, 4 x V.A.C.® Drape, Ruler with sticker, Hydrocolloid strips


  ELZ822  PRE4055 1 Kit
 
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PREVENA™45ml Canister

45ml Canister                                                                                   



 ELZ832 PRE1095 Case of 5
 
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PREVENA PLUS™ CUSTOMIZABLE™ Dressing Kit

PREVENA™ CUSTOMIZABLE™ Dressing with hydrocolloid, SENSAT.R.A.C.™ Pad, 4 x V.A.C.® Drape, Ruler with sticker, Hydrocolloid strips


    Case of 5
 
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PREVENA PLUS™ 150ml Canister with PREVENA PLUS™ Connector

PREVENA PLUS™ 150ml Canister with PREVENA PLUS™ Connector



 ELZ823 PRE4095  Case of 5
 
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PREVENA™ Therapy V.A.C.® Connector

Used to connect the PREVENA™Dressing to an approved KCI V.A.C.®Therapy Unit


 ELZ824  PRE9090 Case of 10