Elasto-Gel Absorbent Wound Dressing

Elasto-Gel Absorbent Wound Dressing


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Manufacturer: Southwest Technologies
Brand: Elasto-Gel
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Elasto-Gel is a glycerin-based, highly absorbent hydrogel dressing. Once applied, it assists with a creating a moist wound-healing environment without restricting the wearer’s movement.

How Elasto-Gel Absorbent Wound Dressings Work

Elasto-Gel wound dressings:

• Are made with four-way stretch cloth: This material won’t gather or bunch up during wear and allows the patient a full range of movement while the wound heals.

• Utilize breathable construction: Material allows air to pass through and circulate.

• Involve less frequent, less painful dressing changes: Elasto-Gel wound dressings rapidly absorb exudate without requiring frequent changes. At the same time, the inclusion of glycerin allows for more gentler removal.

• Reduce infection risks: This combination further locks in bacteria and fungi to lessen their presence in the wound bed, decreasing a patient’s infection risks in the process.

Properties of Elasto-Gel Absorbent Wound Dressings
Each dressing starts with a glycerin polymer gel sheet and includes four-way 1/8-inch stretch cloth on top. This combination is:

Bacteriostatic: Elasto-Gel has been shown to be bacteriostatic and to reduce the level of bacteria compared to other wound dressings. Each Elasto-Gel hydrogel dressing lessens the growth of such major microbes as Pseudomonas A., MRSA, Staphylococcus a., E. coli and Streptococcus p.

Highly Absorbent: Independent laboratory studies have shown that Elasto-Gel absorbs 3.5 times more exudate in 24 hours than commonly recognized high-absorbent dressings. Elasto-Gel can be used in place of hydrocolloids, hydrogels and membrane dressings. Elasto-Gel absorbs exudate, protects the wound, promotes a moist wound environment, will not macerate healthy skin and never dries out.

Lessens Friction: Once applied to bonier areas with less padding, Elasto-Gel absorbent dressings help protect the skin from friction. This property makes this dressing ideal for use during surgical procedures.

Benefits of Elasto-Gel Absorbent Wound Dressings

This combination also:
• Prevents the dressing from drying out and sticking to the wound.
• Lessens maceration risks.
• Can be cut to fit a range of wounds.
• Allows for quick, efficient dressing changes.
• Won’t disrupt the formation of new tissue.
• Offers greater bacterial reduction compared to other wound dressings.
• Offers an alternative to hydrocolloid, hydrogel and membrane dressings.
• Won’t melt to or leave a residue on the wound.
• Helps cool the skin upon application.
• Improves cellular growth and subsequent tissue granulation and epithelialization.

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Southwest Technologies



Pad Size

2" x 3", 4" x 4", 5" x 5", 6" x 8", 8" x 16", 12" x 12"

Includes Border

No Border


Latex Free




Partial Thickness Burns, Pressure Ulcers, Surgical Wounds


Each, Box of 5, Case of 25, Case of 100, Case of 200

Billing Supported

Yes on Pad Sizes less than 8"


A6242, A6243, A6244, A6245, A6249

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