Mepiform Single Dressing 5cm x 7.5cm
Self-adherent 1 dressing for reduction and prevention of hypertrophic or keloid scarring
Mepiform is designed to manage old and prevent new hypertrophic or keloid scars 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 . It can also be used as a prophylactic therapy 8 10 on closed wounds for prevention of hypertrophic or keloid scarring.
The Safetac layer ensures that the dressing can be removed and reapplied without losing its adherent properties 8 11 12 13 14 15 with easy removal 15 while remaining gentle to the skin 4 16 .
Mepiform is comfortable for the patient 7 8 and easy to use 15 17 18 .
- Self-adherent scar care dressing to manage old or prevent new scarring
- Safetac layer is easy to remove and reapply and is gentle to skin
- Available as sterile 1 or non-sterile dressings
- Mölnlycke Health Care. Data on file.
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- Middelkoop E, Ahlenius M. Mepiform 003 - An open, single-centre uncontrolled study to register handling, application and reactions of Mepiform in the treatment of hypertrophic scars. MHC Clinical Investigation. 2000.
- Sakuraba M, Takahashi N, Akahoshi T, Miyasaka Y, Suzuki K. Use of silicone gel sheets for prevention of keloid scars after median sternotomy. Surgery today. 2011;41(4):496-9.
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- Eishi K, Bae SJ, Ogawa F, Hamasaki Y, Shimizu K, Katayama I. Silicone gel sheets relieve pain and pruritus with clinical improvement of keloid: possible target of mast cells. The Journal of dermatological treatment. 2003;14(4):248-52.
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- Lindberg L, Ahlenius M. Siliscar 001 - Pilot study, Siliscar vs Albuplast. MHC Clinical Investigation, Clinical Report. 1998.
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