PREVENA™ Incision Management System

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The First Disposable Powered Negative Pressure System Designed Specifically for the Management of Closed Surgical Incisions.

The PREVENA™ Incision Management System protects the incision from external contamination, helps hold incision edges together, removes fluid and infection materials, and delivers continuous negative pressure at -125mmHg for up to seven days.

 

PREVENA™ Incision Management System Features:

  • Single-patient use
  • Lightweight and portable
  • One-touch operation for continuous negative pressure -125mmHg up to 7 days
  • Multiple dressing options for linear, non-linear, and multiple incisions
  • Replaceable canister
  • Audible and visual alarms


Have you heard the latest news about PREVENA™ Therapy?

  • Expanded FDA Indication for PREVENA™ 125 and PREVENA PLUS™ 125 Therapy Units Learn more
  • Introducing PREVENA RESTOR BELLA•FORM™ Incision Management System Learn more
  • Introducing PREVENA RESTOR ARTHRO•FORM™ Incision Management System Learn more


Specific indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions and safety information exist for KCI products and therapies. Healthcare providers should review the product User Manual, Safety Information and/or Instructions for Use prior to application.


  • Overview
  • How it Works
  • Indications & Applications
  • Evidence & Outcomes
  • Ordering

Overview

Over 70 Clinical Publications Supporting Negative Pressure Incision Management

 

Easy to Use

 

  • Off-the-shelf disposable components
  • Easy to use PEEL & PLACE™ Dressings
  • CUSTOMIZABLE™ Dressing with SENSAT.R.A.C.™ Technology
     

How it Works

  • ABOUT
  • MATERIALS FOR DOWNLOAD

Surgical Incision Protection

PREVENA™ Therapy helps manage and protect surgical incisions utilizing unique PEEL & PLACE™ Dressings or CUSTOMIZABLE™ Dressings by:
 

  • Helping hold incision edges together
  • Removing fluids and infectious materials
  • Acting as a barrier to external contamination
  • Delivering continuous negative pressure (-125mmHg) for up to 7 days

 

PREVENA™ Therapy Mechanisms of Action Video 

Indications & Applications

  • INDICATIONS
Specific indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions and safety information exist for KCI products and therapies. Healthcare providers should review the product User Manual, Safety Information and/or Instructions for Use prior to application.

 

Learn more about the PREVENA™ Therapy Expanded FDA Indication.

 
For Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Taiwan, Thailand, Venezuela, United States of America, Puerto Rico, Guam, Saipan, Caribbean Region Anguilla, Aruba, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Trinidad-and-Tobago, Bermuda, Chile, Bahamas and Nicaragua, please follow the below indications:

The PREVENA™ Incision Management System is intended to manage the environment of surgical incisions that continue to drain following sutured or stapled closure by maintaining a closed environment and removing exudate via the application of negative pressure wound therapy. 

PREVENA™ 125 and PREVENA™  PLUS 125 Therapy Units manage the environment of closed surgical incisions and remove fluid away from the surgical incision via the application of -125mmHg continuous negative pressure. When used with legally marketed compatible dressings, PREVENA™ 125 and PREVENA™  PLUS™ 125 Therapy Units are intended to aid in reducing the incidence of seroma, in patients at high risk for post-operative infections, aid in reducing the incidence of superficial surgical site infection in Class I and Class II wounds.

 

For the rest of the world, please follow the below indications:

The PREVENA™ Incision Management System is intended to manage the environment of closed surgical incisions and surround intact skin in patients at risk for developing post-operative complications, such as infection, by maintaining a closed environment via the application of a negative pressure wound therapy system to the incision. The PREVENA™ Incision Dressing skin interface layer with silver reduced microbial colonization in the fabric. 


The PREVENA™ Incision Management System is intended to manage the environment for surgical incisions that continue to drain following sutured or stapled closure by maintaining a closed environment and removing exudate via the application of negative pressure wound therapy. 

For maximum benefit, the PREVENA™ Incision Management System should be applied immediately  post surgery to clean surgically closed wounds. It is to be continuously applied for a minimum of  2 days up to a maximum of 7 days. It can transition home with the patient; however, all PREVENA™ Dressing changes should be performed under direct medical supervision.
 
PREVENA™ Therapy is supported by over 70 clinical publications. 
 
Click below for PREVENA™ Therapy Bibliography
 
PREVENA™ Therapy Bibliography

Clinical Evidence

Additional summary of evidence and outcomes.
TITLE Prevention of surgical site infections in high-risk patients with laparotomy incisions using negative-pressure therapy. American Journal of Surgery.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2013
AUTHORS Blackham AU, et al. 
TITLE Prevention of poststernotomy wound infections in obese patients by negative pressure wound therapy.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2013
AUTHORS Grauhan O, et al.
TITLE Experience with a new negative pressure incision management system in prevention of groin wound infection in vascular surgery patients.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2013
AUTHORS Matatov T, et al.
TITLE Negative pressure wound therapy to prevent seromas and treat surgical incisions after total hip arthroplasty. International Orthopaedics.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2012
AUTHORS Pachowsky M, et al.
TITLE Effect of single-use negative pressure wound therapy on postcesarean infections and wound complications for high-risk patients.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2015
AUTHORS Swift SH, Zimmerman MB, Hardy-Fairbanks AJ
TITLE Closed-incision Negative-Pressure Therapy Versus Antimicrobial Dressings After Revision Hip and Knee Surgery: A Comparative Study
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE Level 3
DATE 2015
AUTHORS Cooper HJ, et al.
TITLE Incisional negative pressure wound therapy after high-risk lower extremity factures. Journal of Orthopedic Trauma.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2012
AUTHORS Stannard JP, et al.
TITLE Incisional negative-pressure wound therapy versus conventional dressings following abdominal wall reconstruction: a comparative study.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2013
AUTHORS Conde-Green A, et al.
TITLE Negative pressure wound therapy use to decrease surgical nosocomial events in colorectal resections (NEPTUNE): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2015
AUTHORS Chadi SA, et al.
TITLE Effect of surgical incision management on wound infections in a poststernotomy patient population.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2014
AUTHORS Grauhan O, et al.
TITLE Incisional negative pressure wound therapy after high-risk lower extremity factures.
View Abstract on PubMed
STUDY TYPE All levels
DATE 2012
AUTHORS Stannard JP, et al.

Ordering

To order PREVENA™ Therapy for office you can use:

 

PRODUCT ORDERING OPTION product code 
 
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PREVENA™ PEEL & PLACE™ System Kit – 13cm

PREVENA™ 125 Therapy Unit , PEEL & PLACE™ Dressing – 13cm , PREVENA™ Patch Strips, PREVENA™ 45ml Canister, PREVENA™ 125 Therapy Unit Carrying Case, PREVENA™ Therapy V.A.C.®Connector, Ruler with sticker


 1 Kit  PRE1101US
 
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PREVENA™PEEL & PLACE™ Dressing Kit – 13cm

PEEL & PLACE™ Dressings – 13cm, PREVENA™ Patch Strips, PREVENA™ Therapy V.A.C.®Connector, Ruler with sticker



Case of 5  PRE1155US
 
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PREVENA™PEEL & PLACE™ System Kit – 20cm

PREVENA™ 125 Therapy Unit , PEEL & PLACE™ Dressing – 20cm , PREVENA™ Patch Strips, PREVENA™ 45ml Canister, PREVENA™ 125 Therapy Unit Carrying Case, PREVENA™ Therapy V.A.C.®Connector


 1 kit PRE1001US 
 
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PREVENA™ PEEL & PLACE™ Dressing Kit – 20cm

PREVENA™ PEEL & PLACE™ Dressings – 20cm, PREVENA™ Patch Strips, PREVENA™ Therapy V.A.C.®Connector



Case of 5 PRE1055US
 
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PREVENA PLUS™ PEEL & PLACE™ System Kit–35cm

PREVENA™ PEEL & PLACE™ Dressing – 35cm, Ruler with sticker, PREVENA PLUS™ 150ml Canister with PREVENA PLUS™ Connector, PREVENA PLUS™ 125 Therapy Unit,PREVENA PLUS™Carrying Case, PREVENA PLUS™ Therapy Unit AC Power Cord and Adaptor,PREVENA™ Therapy V.A.C.®Connector



1 Kit  PRE3201US
 
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PREVENA™ PEEL & PLACE™ Dressing Kit – 35cm

PREVENA™ PEEL & PLACE™ Dressings – 35cm, Ruler with sticker, PREVENA™ Patch Strips, PREVENA™ Therapy V.A.C.®Connector


Case of 5   PRE3255US
 
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PREVENA PLUS™ CUSTOMIZABLE™ System Kit  (For use on non-linear or up to 90cm linear incisions)

PREVENA™ CUSTOMIZABLE™ Dressing with hydrocolloid, SENSAT.R.A.C.™ Pad, V.A.C.® Drape, Ruler with sticker, Hydrocolloid strips, PREVENA PLUS™ 150ml Canister with PREVENA PLUS™ Connector, PREVENA PLUS™ 125 Therapy Unit, PREVENA PLUS™ Carrying Case, PREVENA PLUS™ Therapy Unit AC Power Cord and Adaptor


1 Kit  PRE4001US
 
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PREVENA DUO™ System with PEEL & PLACE™ Dressings – 13cm/13cm

PREVENA™ 125 Therapy Unit, PEEL & PLACE™ Dressing – 13cm (2), PREVENA™ Y-Connector, PREVENA™ Patch Strips, PREVENA™ 45ml Canister, PREVENA™ 125 Therapy Unit Carrying Case, PREVENA™ Therapy V.A.C.®Connector, Ruler with sticker


 1 Kit  PRE1121US
 
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PREVENA PLUS DUO™ System with PEEL & PLACE™ Dressings – 13cm/20cm

PREVENA PLUS™ 125 Therapy Unit, PEEL & PLACE™ Dressing – 13cm, PEEL & PLACE™ Dressing – 20cm, PREVENA™ Y-Connector, PREVENA™ Patch Strips, PREVENA PLUS™ 150ml Canister, PREVENA PLUS™ Carrying Case, PREVENA™ Therapy V.A.C.®Connector, Ruler with sticker, PREVENA PLUS™ Therapy Unit AC Power Cord and Adaptor


 1 Kit  PRE3321US
 
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PREVENA PLUS DUO™ System with PEEL & PLACE™ Dressings – 20cm/20cm

PREVENA PLUS™ 125 Therapy Unit, PEEL & PLACE™ Dressing – 20cm (2), PREVENA™ Y-Connector, PREVENA™ Patch Strips, PREVENA PLUS™ 150ml Canister, PREVENA PLUS™ Carrying Case, PREVENA™ Therapy V.A.C.®Connector,PREVENA PLUS™ Therapy Unit AC Power Cord and Adaptor


 1 Kit  PRE3021US
 
DYNA-FLEX™ Compression System

PREVENA PLUS™ 125 Therapy Unit

PREVENA PLUS™ Therapy Unit, PREVENA PLUS™ 150ml Canister with PREVENA PLUS™ Connector, PREVENA PLUS™ Carrying Case, PREVENA PLUS™ Therapy Unit AC Power Cord and Adaptor

 

 1 Kit  
 
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PREVENA PLUS™ 150ml Canister with PREVENA PLUS™ Connector

PREVENA PLUS™ 150ml Canister with PREVENA PLUS™ Connector



Case of 5  PRE4055US
 
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PREVENA™45ml Canister

45ml Canister


Case of 5  PRE1095
 
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PREVENA™ Therapy V.A.C.® Connector

Used to connect the PREVENA™Dressing to an approved KCI V.A.C.®Therapy Unit



Case of 10

 PRE9090


PREVENA™ Therapy