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Mepilex® Border Post Op

Mepilex® Border Post-Op is extra-conformable and easy to use for surgical wounds, cuts and abrasions. It's self-adherent, with Safetac®, the original traumatic silicone contact layer. It's designed to mould softly to skin without sticking to the moist wound  1  2. So you can remove it easily without damaging the skin  1  2  3 .

The absorbent pad has Flex technology for extra flexibility – so you can rely on it for treating joints such as hips and knees  1  2  3  4 and it supports early patient mobilisation  1  2  3  4  . The design is highly absorbent  1  2  3  , to reduce dressing change frequency  2  4  , you can leave Mepilex Border Post-Op in place for up to seven days, depending on your patient's wound and surrounding skin condition, and your organisational procedures.  

Your team can include Mepilex Border Post-Op dressings in your customised Mölnlycke Procedure Trays – for even more efficiency gains.

  • Helps reduce the risk of surgical site infections  1  2  3  4  5  6  7      
  • Supports early patient mobilisation  1  2  3  4         
  • Can help you reduce dressing-related costs   2  4     
  • Less pain during dressing change  1  2  3  4         
  • Doesn’t stick to the wound  1  2 

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  1. Van Overschelde P, et al. A randomised controlled trial comparing two wound dressings used after elective hip and knee arthroplasty. Poster presentation at the 5th Congress of WUWHS, Florence, Italy, 25-29 Sep, 2016.
  2. Zarghooni K, et al. Is the use of modern versus conventional wound dressings warranted after primary knee and hip arthroplasty? Acta Orthop Belg. 2015;81(4):768-775.
  3. Dobbelaere A, et al. Comparative study of innovative postoperative wound dressings after total knee arthroplasty. Acta orthopaedica Belgica, 2015.
  4. Bredow J. et al. Evaluation of Absorbent Versus Conventional Wound Dressing. A Randomized Controlled Study in Orthopedic Surgery. Deutsche Arzteblatt Intternational, 2018.
  5. Mölnlycke Health Care, Data on File internal report 20190215-001
  6. External test at Nelson Laboratories (viral penetration test), Study Report 1064846-S01
  7. Statement towards ASTM F 1671 (viral penetration test), PD-404335