Avelle™ NPWT System

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Avelle™ NPWT System in practice:
Case Studies

Dehisced Abdominal Wound

 

Patient

  • 56-year-old male.
  • BMI of >35 underwent surgery for
    ulcerated diverticulitis with peritonitis.

 

Wound

  • Grade 1 dehisced surgical wound.
  • Wound measured 22cm in length
    at the start of therapy.

 

Management & Results

  • The Avelle™ NPWT System was
    applied for a 30-day period with
    8 dressing changes.
  • The wound had significantly reduced
    in size at the end of the 30-day
    therapy period

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Closed Surgical Incision

 

Patient

  • 45-year-old female.
  • BMI of >35.
  • Breast cancer patient -
    mastectomy with immediate
    breast reconstruction using a
    total latissimus dorsi flap.

 

Wound

  • 21cm surgical wound. Skin closed
    stitched with resorbable
    subcuticular sutures
  • The wound broke down and was
    measured at (L) 6cm x (W) 2cm
    with extensive undermining

 

Management & Results

  • The Avelle™ NPWT System with the
    12x31cm dressing applied on day 2,
    and the dressing was changed on
    days 5, 7 and 10 postoperatively, at
    which point NPWT discontinued.
  • The wound showed improvement,
    measuring (L) 6cm x (W) 1.5cm,
    exudate in the drain remained
    stable. The wound had dried up;
    dead tissue had been successfully
    debrided and the peri-wound skin
    was less purple.

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Mixed Aetiology Leg Ulcers

 

Patient

  • 63-year-old male.
  • Palliative diagnosis of primary
    cancer of the bladder.

 

Wound

  • 3 static pre-tibial leg ulcers of
    mixed aetiology with
    approximately 60% granulation
    tissue and 40% slough.
  • The largest of the 3 wounds
    measured approximately 1.5cm x
    1.0cm x 0.2cm deep.

 

Management & Results

  • The Avelle™ NPWT System was
    started using a 16cm x 16cm
    dressing.
  • After day 11 the wound measured
    0.9cm x 0.6cm x 0.1cm with
    100% granulation tissue. Avelle™
    NPWT System stopped.
  • On day 15 NPWT was resumed
    with the Avelle™ NPWT System
    due to wound deterioration.
  • On day 29 the Avelle™ NPWT
    System was stopped and the
    wounds had reduced in size by
    95% in 26 days.

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In a multi-centre evaluation of 92 patients treated with the Avelle™ NPWT System1:

96%

very good or good system ease of application.

89%

very good or good ease of dressing removal.

82%

wound size reduction.

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