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3M™ Prevena™ Therapy

New data affirmed that 3M™ Prevena™ Therapy significantly reduced risk of complication in high-risk patients¹

  • 3M™ Prevena Restor™ ArthroForm™ Incision Management System

    New data from the PROMISES randomised controlled trial with at-risk patients further affirmed that Prevena Therapy significantly reduced the risk of 90-day surgical site complications (SSCs) and readmissions, when compared with the current standard of care (SOC). In fact, the evidence supporting the efficacy of Prevena Therapy was so strong that the study was terminated before its planned completion¹

    4X Reduction in SSCs*
    3.4% (5/147) Prevena Therapy vs. 14.3% (21/147) SOC (p=0.0013)**

    3X Reduction in readmission rates*
    3.4% (5/147) Prevena Therapy vs. 10.2% (15/147) SOC (p=0.0208)**

    15% Fewer mean dressing changes*
    1.1± 0.3 Prevena Therapy vs. 1.3± 1.0 SOC (p=0.0003)

    *Calculation(s) are derived based on relative patient group incidence rate reported in this study.
    **Statistically significant (p=<

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    1. Higuera-Rueda C, Emara AK, Nieves-Malloure Y, Klika AK, Cooper HJ, Cross MB, Guild GN, Nam D, Nett M, Scuderi GR, Cushner FD, Piuzzi NS, Silverman RP. The Effectiveness of Closed Incision Negative Pressure Therapy versus Silver-Impregnated Dressings in Mitigating Surgical Site Complications in High-Risk Patients after Revision Knee Arthroplasty: The PROMISES Randomized Controlled Trial. J Arthroplasty (2021), doi:

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