Reduction in the incidence of SSIs
The PICO System is proven to reduce the risk of surgical site infections (SSIs)3* — which enables early mother and baby bonding, prompt discharge, and positive impacts on the patient’s emotional wellbeing.4
How It Works
Gilchrist B, Robinson M, Jaimes H. Performance, safety, and efficacy of a single use negative pressure wound therapy system for surgically closed incision sites and skin grafts: A prospective multi-centre follow-up study. Paper presented at: SAWC; 2020; Virtual.
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Saunders C, Nherera LM, Horner A, Trueman P. Single-Use negative-pressure wound therapy versus conventional dressings for closed surgical incisions: systematic literature review and meta-analysis. BJS Open. 2021;0(0):1 - 8.
Bullough L, Burns S, Timmons J, Truman P, Megginson S. Reducing c-section wound complications. The Clinical Services Journal. 2015:2-6.
Hyldig N, Joergensen JS, Wu C, et al. Cost-effectiveness of incisional negative pressure wound therapy compared with standard care after caesarean section in obese women: a trial-based economic evaluation. BJOG. 2019;126(5):619-627.
Hyldig N, Möller S, Joergensen JS, Bille C. Clinical evaluation of scar quality following the use of prophylactic negative pressure wound therapy in obese women undergoing cesarean delivery: a trial-based scar evaluation. Ann Plast Surg. 2020 Jul 10. [Epub ahead of print]. Available at: Annals of Plastic Surgery
*Compared with standard dressings in a woman with pre-pregnancy BMI ≥ 30
**Pre-pregnancy BMI ≥ 30