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Usage

Biatain Alginate can be used on all moderate to heavily exuding wounds including leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, donor sites and traumatic wounds. Biatain Alginate should not be used on dry wounds or to control heavy bleeding.

Biatain Alginate is a highly absorbent alginate dressing for moderately to heavily exuding wounds of any size, shape and depth. Biatain Alginate has superior absorption compared to other alginate and hydrofiber dressings.
 

Minimal risk of leakage and maceration

The superior absorption of Biatain Alginate locks the exudate inside the dressing, preventing leakage that can damage the surrounding skin.
 

Mode of action

On contact with wound exudate Biatain Alginate converts to a soft, cohesive gel that provides an optimal moist wound healing environment.
 

Product composition

Biatain Alginate is an alginate dressing consisting of 85% calcium alginate and 15% carboxymethylcellulose (CMC).

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Product name Item number Order number Units in package
Biatain Alginate Dressing 5 x 5 cm 3705 100743943 30
Biatain Alginate Dressing 10 x 10 cm 3710 100743871 10
Biatain Alginate Filler 3 x 44 cm 3740 100743872 6
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Key benefits

Unique dressing integrity

Unique dressing integrity

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Unique dressing integrity

 

 

Key benefits

  • The unique dressing integrity allows for one-piece removal of the dressing.
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Documented haemostatic effect

Documented haemostatic effect

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Documented haemostatic effect

Biatain Alginate has a documented haemostatic effect.

 

Key benefits

  • Contrary to hydrofiber dressings alginate dressings have haemostatic effect, i.e. ability to arrest blood flow in minor bleedings due to the release of calcium ions from the dressing.
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Ideal for cavity filling

Ideal for cavity filling

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Ideal for cavity filling

Biatain Alginate is ideal for cavity filling.

 

Key benefits

  • The design and the structural integrity of the dressing allow you to cut the dressing and make it fit to any size, shape or depth of a wound.
  • The dressing will conform to the wound bed which is important for the wound healing process.
  • Biatain Alginate is available as dressing and ribbon. 
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Alternatives and accessories

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Biatain® Ag Non-Adhesive

Biatain® Ag Non-Adhesive

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Biatain® Soft-Hold

Biatain® Soft-Hold

Biatain® Soft-Hold – Superior absorption for wounds that are difficult to bandage. Unique 3D foam structure for superior absorption. Minimal maceration and leakage. Long wear time. Soft and flexible dressing.

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