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CASE STUDY

Hip Replacement – 5 Day Treatment

Patient
  • Patient 55-year old female
  • BMI over 40.
Wound
  • 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 1

Figure 2 Fluid absorbed within the Avelle NPWT Dressing

Figure 3 Staple removal.

Figure 4 Incision after 14 days

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