3M+KCI Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Solutions

Consider V.A.C. VERAFLO™ Therapy: First Time, Every Time in wounds where NPWT is being considered and where V.A.C. VERAFLO™ Therapy is indicated for use.



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V.A.C. VERAFLO™ Therapy combines the benefits of V.A.C.® Therapy with automated solution distribution and removal.

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    It can help:

    • Cleanse the wound with instillation of topical wound cleansers in a consistent, controlled manner,
    • Treat the wound with the instillation of appropriate topical antimicrobial and antiseptic solutions and the removal of infectious material,
    • Heal the wound and prepare for primary or secondary closure.

    Take a proactive approach to wound care by considering V.A.C. VERAFLO™ Therapy: First Time, Every Time in wounds where NPWT is being considered and where V.A.C. VERAFLO™ Therapy is indicated for use.

    V.A.C.® Therapy vs V.A.C. VERAFLO™ Therapy outcome analysis1


    A retrospective analysis of two previously published studies from a single investigator and hospital to compare V.A.C.® Therapy (n=74) vs VERAFLO™ Therapy with saline solution (n=42) in infected wounds. The NPWTi-d group compared to standard NPWT showed the following in terms of statistical significance:

  • Lower number of operations (p=0.0048)


  • Shorter length of hospital stay (p=0.0443)

  • Shorter time to final surgical procedure (p=0.0001)


  • Higher percentage of closed wounds (p=0.0004)

  • Higher percentage of wounds that remained closed at one month (p=0.0001)


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    References:

    1. Kim, P., Silverman, R., Attinger, C., & Griffin, L. (2020). Comparison of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy With and Without Instillation of Saline in the Management of Infected Wounds. Cureus. doi: 10.7759/cureus.9047

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