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Chitosan Wound Dressing

About Chitosan

Chitosan is known forits bacteriostatic, haemostatic and degradableproperties and is derived fromcrab shell.

Chitosan is wellestablished as a safe material for use in several medicalapplications andthere are no reports of allergic or other adverse reactions tothe chitosandressings in the studies reporting the use of chitosan-based wounddressingsacross a broad range of wound types. In addition, a biological evaluationofthe final sterilised UMT dressing has been conducted in accordance withISO10993.

SEQUA®SanChitosan Wound Dressing

Chitosan wound dressing is anaturally-occurring starch (polymer) derivedfrom the shells of crustaceans. Itworks by creating a positive charge, henceinteracting with negatively chargedmolecules such as grampositive bacteria,blood cells, proteins and lipids. SEQUA®San (UMT Medical) is a highlyabsorbentdressing composed of natural, biodegradable acylated chitosan fibresusing acarding/ non-woven process. These fibres bond with wound exudate toform a cleargel that locks-in fluid absorbs pathogens and is conformable tothe woundbed.Sequa®san has the absorbency and gelling like CMC but also thebenefits ofhaemostatic and bacteriostatic that alginate and CMC do not have.

Characteristics

Absorbency

Haemostatic  

Bacteriostatic

CE Marked

The world first CE marked the Chitosan wound dressing for the managementof chronic wounds

Indications

Sequa®sanmanagement of moderate to heavily exuding chronic andacutewounds, and may beused tocontrol minor bleeding in superficial wounds.

Pressureulcers      

Venouslegulcers    

Diabeticfootulcers

Cavitywounds         

Donor sitesandgraftsites

Surgicalwounds(e.g.postoperative wounds left to heal by secondaryintention)

Skinabrasionsandlacerations

Superficialandpartial-thicknessburns

Exudateabsorptioninoncology wounds (e.g. fungating cutaneous tumours,cutaneousmetastasesandKaposi’s sarcomas).

Available size

Specification cm

Pack Qty 

5x5

10 pcs /carton

10x10

10 pcs /carton

10x12.5

10 pcs /carton

10x20

10 pcs /carton

15x15

10 pcs /carton

15x25

10 pcs /carton

2.5x30

10 pcs /carton

2.5x45

10 pcs /carton

20x30

10 pcs /carton