3. The Silverlon® Advantage Silverlon® is the most cost effective silver product on the market and is the most versatile.
Silverlon® can be rinsed to remove excess exudate and reapplied for up to 7 day use.
4. Silverlon® Negative Pressure Dressings Award Winning Innovation Combine Silverlon® NPD with NPWT
Accelerates Healing Potential.
Proven in over 300 patient trials to enhance and accelerate granulation and wound closure by 20% to 40% vs. Conventional protocols.
Reduces Overall Cost of NPWT.
Wounds heal quicker, saving rental charges, kit costs, and nursing time.
Proven in over 300 patient trials to lower the risk of the media re-infecting the wound bed.
5. Silverlon® Negative Pressure DressingsAward Winning Innovation
Combine Silverlon® NPD with NPWT: (Continued)
Reduces Foam Sticking to the Wound.
Silverlon® not only reduces the incidence of foam adhering to the granulation bed, but it also eliminates the need to pick the foam out of the wound.
Safe and Easy to Use.
Silverlon® is not known to interact with any drug and is bactericidal to all clinically relevant pathogens. It will not shed metallic silver into tissue, nor will it tattoo or stain the skin.
7. Silverlon® Negative Pressure DressingsSustained Strength & Easy to Use
8. Silverlon® Negative Pressure DressingsSimple Technique Means Easy to Use
9. Silverlon® Negative Pressure Dressings Professional Guidelines For Use
Moisten dressing with sterile or clean water. Saline may be used for irrigation, but should be avoided as the primary wetting agent.
Apply either side of dressing in direct contact with wound bed and walls, and overlap wound edges onto healthy skin.
Cover Silverlon® NPD with negative pressure foam or fill media ( if using Versatile 1) and drape per manufacturer’s instructions.
Change Silverlon® NPD when you change foam or fill media.
Silverlon® NPD may be used for up to 7 days.
10. Silverlon® Negative Pressure Dressings Frequently Asked Questions
Can these dressings handle highly exudative wounds ?
The unique dual “flow ports” allow for rapid fluid passage into the media, making it an ideal dressing over highly exudative wounds, with or without the use of NPWT.
Can these dressings be rinsed and reused ?
Based on professional discretion, all these dressings may be rinsed and reused, provided they are substantially free of debris and exudate.
Can these dressings also be used without negative pressure therapy ?
Absolutely, simply follow Silverlon® wound contact protocol.
See dressing package for Indications and Caution.
11. Five Clinical CasesCombining Negative Pressure Therapy with Silverlon® Negative Pressure Dressings, and Bilayered Living Skin Equivalent
12. Case Study 1 82 y/o woman with diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, and neuropathy
Ulcer developed from thermal injury (electric blanket). Failed to respond to conventional treatment.
13. Case Study 1 (Continued)
14. Case Study 1 (Continued)85% Wound Volume Reduction in 90 days
15. Case Study 2Rapid Healing in 90 days
16. Case Study 3Rapid Healing In 30 Days
17. Case Study 4 73 y/o woman with chronic steroid dependent asthma, hypertension bilateral venous stasis disease and hx of phlebitis.
3 month old painful leg wound that originated from an insect bite and has failed conventional therapy
18. Case Study 4 (Continued)
19. Case Study 4 (Continued)
20. Case Study 5 63 y/o woman with chronic steroid dependent rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren Syndrome, osteoporosis and iron deficiency anemia present with a a traumatic painful leg Ulcer.
21. Case Study 5 (Continued)
22. Case Study 5 (Continued)
23. COMPARATIVE STUDY OF COMBINATION THERAPYSILVERLON®NPD with VAC® VS. VAC® ALONE Non-Healing Chronic Wounds Associated With Tissue Defects of the Legs and Feet,
Stanley N. Carson, M.D.; Fountain Valley Regional Hospital. Presented at SAWC, 2005
Efficacy and Cost Savings Analysis at 90 days of Treatment.
Patient Population VAC® Alone N=40 Silverlon® NPD & VAC® N=40
Age 16 – 90 years 15 – 89 years
Male 21 21
Female 19 19
Diabetes 18 18
Tobacco Use 7 7
Renal Failure 5 5
Ischemia ABI 0.5-0.8 12 12
Wound Areas Avg. = 10cc Avg. = 12cc
24. COMPARATIVE STUDY OF COMBINATION THERAPYSILVERLON®NPD with VAC® VS. VAC® ALONE (Continued) RESULTS VAC® Alone Silverlon® NPD & VAC®
Percent healed at 90 days 50% 87.5%
Infection 15% 0
No. of kits/patient 30 18
Nurse time/ patient 17.5 hrs. 10.5 hrs.
Savings per patient
w/ Silverlon® NPD - $ 3,073.50
VAC® alone: VAC® dressings changed every 3 days.
Silverlon® & VAC®: VAC® dressings changed every 5 days.
25. One Year Value Analysis Projection Using Silverlon® withNegative Pressure Wound Therapy Expected Annual Cost Savings Analysis Using Medicare Reimbursement Pricing
2003 actual utilization at 800 bed teaching hospital with an average of 18 active VAC’s
Silverlon® Negative Pressure Dressing with VAC® vs. VAC® with Standard Kit
26. One Year Value Analysis Projection Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (Continued) VAC® Alone --- Standard KCI Protocol
3 Dressing Changes Per Week
Actual NPT Patient Days - 2003 6,570
Actual Rental Charge (Per Day Per Machine) $ 70.00 $ 459,900
Actual Kit Usage - 3 kits/wk/patient (total units) 2,190
Avg.Kit Cost (foam/drape) – avg. of all sizes $ 28.00 $ 61,320
Avg. Nursing Time Per Kit Change - 38 min. each 1,387hrs. @ $ 27/hr $ 37,449
Avg. Infection Rate: NPT Related 12%
VAC® Combined with Silverlon® NPD --- Silverlon® Protocol
1 Dressing Change Per Week
Est. NPT Patient Days with Silverlon® - 2003 5,256
Est. NPT Rental Charge (Per Day Per Machine) $ 70.00 $ 367,920
Est. Kit Usage – 1 kit/wk/patient (total units) 938
Avg. Kit Cost $ 28.00 $ 26,264
Avg. Nursing Time for 938 kits @ 38 min. each 594 hrs. @ $27/hr $ 21,411
Total $ 415,595
Expected Savings: $ 558,669 - $ 415,595 = $ 143,074 or 25 %
27. One Year Value Analysis Projection Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (Continued) Expected Annual Savings
Rental Savings from fewer rental days needed:
$ 459,900 - $ 367,920 = $ 91,980 or 20%
Disposable Kit Savings from fewer kits used:
2,190 – 938 = 1,254 saved $ 35,056 or 57%
Nursing Time Savings from fewer kit changes:
1,254 kits @ 38 minutes = 793 hrs. or 57%
Payroll Dollars Saved: (793 nurse hours x $ 27 avg.) = $ 21,411
Overall Expected Annual Savings: $ 143,074 or 25%
Can your silver dressing do this ?
28. Savings Calculator – Hospital(file on this CD as NPD Savings Calculator – Hospital.xls)
29. Savings Calculator – Home Health( file on this CD as NPD Savings Calculator – Home Health.xls)
30. Silverlon®Contact Information