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An intelligent wound dressing able to absorb and release moisture
Suprasorb X is a unique HydroBalance wound dressing, meaning it is able to absorb exudate and donate fluid at the same time, dependent on the condition in different areas of the wound bed, providing the optimum moist wound healing environment.
![Suprasorb X diagram](/assets/woundcare/suprasorb/suprasorb-x/suprasorb_x_diagram.jpg) 1. Surplus exudate is taken up from the wound into the dressing 2. Moisture is released from the dressing into the skin and wound bed Surprasorb X reduces wound pain and has a cooling, soothing effect. It is highly conformable and well tolerated. It is effective under compression.
0.085% chlorhexidine gluconate (preservative)
|LR code||PIP code||Hospital code|
|Hydrobalance Dressing (5 singles) 5cm x 5 cm||20534||342-6376||ELY 239|
|Hydrobalance Dressing (5 singles) 9cm x 9cm||20531||342-6384||ELY 240|
|Hydrobalance Dressing (5 singles) 14cm x 20cm||20532||342-6392||ELY 242|
|Hydrobalance Rope (5 singles) 2cm x 21cm||20533||342-6400||ELY 241|
An American clinical study comparing the effectiveness of Suprasorb X with compression therapy with a non-adherent contact layer with compression in 46 hard to heal venous ulcers in an outpatient setting.
Author: T Phillips, Department of Dermatology, Boston, USA A Andriessen, Consultant & UMC, Netherlands et al
Publication: Poster presentation at Wounds UK, Harrogate - November 2010
Date: November 1st, 2010