Hip Replacement – 5 Day Treatment
- Patient 55-year old female
- BMI over 40.
- Hip replacement surgery with incision closed with staples.
Management & Results
- Avelle™ NPWT System was applied post-operatively with a 12x41cm dressing.
- There was no haematoma or swelling following treatment with the Avelle™ NPWT System.
- The Hydrofiber® Technology dressing effectively absorbed post-operative fluid from the incision (figure 2).
Figure 2 Fluid absorbed within the Avelle™ NPWT Dressing
Figure 3 Staple removal.
Figure 4 Incision after 14 days