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Foam dressings proven to support healing and prevention of wounds1-4

Soft, flexible and highly absorbent, Mepilex® foam dressings are synonymous with patient comfort. They have long been trusted to manage a range of chronic and acute exuding wounds, including surgical incisions and many types of ulcers1. Mepilex and Mepilex® Border are effectively used as a  part of preventive strategies aimed at reducing the occurrence of pressure ulcers2,3 and post-operative blistering4. With a Safetac® interface that minimizes skin damage and pain at dressing change1,5,6, the Mepilex range helps clinicians and patients set a course for an optimum outcome.


  1. Davies, P., Rippon, M. Evidence review: the clinical benefits of Safetac technology in wound care. Journal of Wound Care 2008; Supplement:3-31.
  2. Santamaria, N, Gerdtz, M, Liu, W., Rakis, S., Sage, S., Ng, A.W., Tudor, H., McCann, J., Vassiliou, T., Morrow, F., Smith, K., Knott, J., Liew, D. Clinical effectiveness of a silicone foam dressing for the prevention of heel pressure ulcers in critically ill patients: Border II Trial. Journal of Wound Care 2015;24(8):340-345. 
  3. Santamaria N., Gerdtz M., Sage S., McCann J., Freeman A, Vassiliou T., De Vincentis S., Ng A.W., Manias ., Liu W., Knott J. A randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of soft silicone multi-layered foam dressings in the prevention of sacral and heel pressure ulcers in trauma and critically ill patients: the border trial. International Wound Journal 2015;12(3):302-308.
  4. Zarghooni, K., Lohmann, C., Bredow, J., Deutloff, N., Oppermann, J., Kruger, A., Wenk, B., Siewe, J., Meyer, H. Effect of a modern dressing compared to standard dressings on outcome after primary hip and knee arthroplasty: a prospective, non-randomised controlled study. E-poster presentation at European Wound Management Association conference, London, United Kingdom.
  5. Upton, D., Solowiej, K.. The impact of atraumatic vs conventional dressings on pain and stress in patients with chronic wounds. Journal of Wound Care 2012 21(5):209-215. 
  6. White, R.. Evidence for atraumatic soft silicone wound dressing use. Wounds UK 2005 1(3):104-109.

Mepilex dressings

MepilexExudation Level: Medium

A foam dressing suitable for a wide range of wounds like venous leg ulcers,...

Mepilex LiteExudation Level: Low

A thin foam dressing for low-exuding acute and chronic wounds. With Safetac,...

Mepilex XTExudation Level: Medium

Foam dressing to take control of a wide range of exuding wounds 

Mepilex AgExudation Level: Medium

Mepilex Ag is a foam dressing for medium-exuding chronic or acute wounds...

Mepilex Heel AgExudation Level: Medium

Conforms well to the heel, preventing exudate from pooling and causing...

Mepilex TransferExudation Level: Medium

Mepilex Transfer allows the exudate to move vertically into a secondary...

Mepilex BorderExudation Level: High

An all-in-one foam dressing proven to minimize patient pain and wound trauma...

Mepilex Border LiteExudation Level: Low

A thin all-in-one foam dressing with Safetac designed to create an optimal...

Mepilex Border AgExudation Level: High

An all-in-one antimicrobial foam dressing designed for medium to high-exuding...

Mepilex Border SacrumExudation Level: High

An all-in-one foam dressing proven to minimize patient pain and trauma...

Mepilex Border Sacrum AgExudation Level: High

An all-in-one antimicrobial foam dressing designed for medium-to-high exuding pressure...

Mepilex Border HeelExudation Level: High

An all-in-one foam dressing specifically designed to fit the heel. Its...

Mepilex Border Post-OpExudation Level: High

An all-in-one post-op dressing that effectively absorbs and retains blood...

Mepilex Border FlexExudation Level: High

An all-in-one foam dressing designed for challenging areas of the body....

Mepilex Transfer AgExudation Level: High

A "multi-benefit" transfer dressing designed for low-to-high exuding wounds...



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