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3M™ Tegaderm™ Matrix Dressing

Key Features & Benefits

The dressing is impregnated with polyhydrated ionogen (PHI) ointment that reduces pH at the wound surface resulting in normalisation of MMP activity (Matrix Metalloproteinases)¹²

ImageCat #ProductNHS eClass
909003M™ Tegaderm™ Matrix

5cm x 6cm An active wound dressing impregnated with polyhydrated ionogen (PHI) ointment which down regulates MMPs, balancing the chronic wound environment and accelerating healing
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909013M™ Tegaderm™ Matrix

8cm x 10cm An active wound dressing impregnated with polyhydrated ionogen (PHI) ointment which down regulates MMPs, balancing the chronic wound environment and accelerating healing
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References
Matrix Dressings
1. Greener B, Hughes A, Bannister N, Douglass J. Proteases and pH in chronic wounds. J Wound Care 2005;14:59-61
2. Korber A et al. Successful treatment of therapy-refractory chronic wounds with DerMax. Translated from ZfW Nr 6/06
Acrylic Dressings
1. Brown-Etris M, et al. A prospective, randomised, multisite clinical evaluation of a transparent absorbent acrylic dressing and a hydrocolloid dressing in the management of Stage II and shallow Stage III pressure ulcers. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. April 2008; vol 21: no 4 p 169-174
2. CUST-CAE-05-000003. 3M data on file 2003.
3. Thomas S. Experimental Studies on Tegaderm Film. 3M data on file, 2008.
4. Lloyd-Jones R, Graham K. There's no messing with this dressing! Using 3M Tegaderm Absorbent dressing for managing pre-tibial lacerations in the Nursing Home setting. Poster presentation Wounds UK Conference, Harrogate 2009.
Alginate AG Dressings
1. Major R. Comparison of Tegaderm Alginate Ag (silver alginate II) and Aquacel Ag dressings. 3M data on file 2010
Alginate Dressings
1. Thomas S. Surgical Dressings and Wound Management. 2010. Chapter 11 p245-246. MEDETEC. ISBN 1-84426-834-9.
Foam Dressings
1. Holm D, Zehrer C. In vitro and healthy human studies assess foam adhesive dressing breathability and fluid handling properties. Poster presentation. EWMA, Brussels, May 2011