Abdominal

Use of the PICO System following incisional hernia repair

A 52-year old man with diverticular disease and an incisional hernia had a colectomy and surgical repair of his hernia. The wound measured 26cm x 5cm x 0.1cm and and was closed by suture.

A PICO System with the 10cm x 30cm dressing was applied.

Treatment continued for six days. At the routine first dressing change, the wound was closed with no exudate or infection present. Treatment with the PICO System was discontinued at this point.

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Fig 1. Post surgical wound on 52-year-old male before application of the PICO system. The clinicians noted a wide undermining of skin and tight closure of the abdominal wall

Fig 1. Post surgical wound on 52-year old male before application of the PICO System. The clinicians noted a wide undermining of skin and tight closure of the abdominal wall

Fig 1. Post surgical wound on 52-year old male before application of the PICO System. The clinicians noted a wide undermining of skin and tight closure of the abdominal wall

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Fig 2. The PICO dressing over incisional hernia after first application

Fig 2. The PICO Dressing over incisional hernia after first application

Fig 2. The PICO Dressing over incisional hernia after first application

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Fig 3. Wound closed after removal of the PICO dressing on day 6

Fig 3. Wound closed after removal of the PICO Dressing on day 6

Fig 3. Wound closed after removal of the PICO Dressing on day 6

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