No sutures required for placement, minimizing fascial damage
Provides separation between abdominal wall and viscera, protecting abdominal contents
ABTHERA™ Perforated Foam: negative pressure delivered through the foam provides medial tension, which helps minimize fascial retraction and loss of domain1
ABTHERA™ Drape: Provides a closed system to help isolate and protect abdominal contents from external environment
1. Miller PR, Meredith JW, Johnson JC, et al. Prospective evaluation of vacuum-assisted fascial closure after open abdomen: planned ventral hernia rate is substantially reduced. Ann Surg. 2004 May; 239(5):608-614. Study conducted using V.A.C.® Therapy System with V.A.C.® GranuFoam™ dressings.
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