Sternal Strap, Gel-lined
MEDIGEL ZT® is a conforming material which will last for extended period of use. The gel is an association of a co-polymer and a mineral oil, H1 class (U.S.P.mineral grade oil). The gel is then coated on a fabric to obtain sheets of different sizes or coated on a clear ?lm. MEDIGEL Z® is non adhesive.
MEDIGEL Z® helps prevent the formation of hypertrophic scars before the stage of Keloid scars, regardless of the origin – Surgery, Trauma, Burn. The use of MEDIGEL Z® is suggested as a preventive method after the closing of the wounds (8th or 10th day) or just after apparition of the first sign of hypertrophic scars. The earliness of use of MEDIGEL Z® increases the chance of maturation of the scar. It may be used in conjunction with pressure garments, or be held in place with hypo-allergenic bands.
TOLERANCE, INCIDENTS, DURABILITY
Tests have shown that the cutaneous tolerance was excellent in the recommended conditions of use. However, it is necessary that the patient remains under regular medical surveillance.
MEDIGEL Z® will last for 10-12 weeks without degradation.
The garment and MEDIGEL Z® shall not be applied directly, on dripping or infected wounds and injured or damaged skin.