Flexible contact layer with TLC

 TLC technology

Composition and properties

UrgoTul® is a non adherent, non – occlusive flexible contact layer derived from Technology Lipido-Colloid (TLC Technology). It is composed of a flexible polyester mesh impregnated with hydrocolloid and petroleum jelly particles.

Properties:

  • Pain-free dressing changes (1,2,3)
  • Well-tolerated (1,3)
  • Moist wound-healing (1,4)
  • Increased stimulation of fibroblast proliferation by 45% (3,5)
  • Improvement of surrounding skin (6,7)
  • Clinically proven (1,2,3,,8)

  Now with high flexibility: 

  • Greater conformability (3,8)
  • Stays in place when applied
  • Strechable to move with the body (3,8)
  • Can be used in cavity wounds
  • Improved patient comfort (3,8)

 

Indications

  • Non to low exuding wounds (dermabrasions, traumatic wounds, surgical wounds, skin tears etc)
  • Can be combined with an absorbent dressing for heavily exuding wounds
  • Can be used in cavity wounds
  • Ideal for use in difficult-to-dress areas (fingers, toes etc.)

Method of Use

  • Cover Urgotul® with a secondary dressing suitable to absorb the level of exudate.
  • Secure with an adhesive film dressing/tape or retention bandage (K-Band® or K-Lite).
  • Can be left in place for up to 7 days.

 

Sizes :

 

Size Pack Size Product Code NPC Code PIP Code
5x5cm (Community Only) 10 504004 N/A 354-5498
5x5cm ( Hospital only) 40 504005 EKB056 N/A
10x10cm (Community only) 10 504007 N/A 354-5506
10x10cm (Hospital only) 25 504008 EKB057 N/A
15x15cm (Hospital & Community) 10
550027
EKB074371-9432
15x20cm (Community only) 10 504010 N/A 354-5514
15x20cm (Hospital only) 16 504011 EKB058 N/A
10x40cm (Hospital & Community) 10 504009 EKB059 298-3260
20x30cm (Hospital & Community) 5 504012 EKB060 354-5480

 

  References:

(1) Benbow M., Iossen G. A clinical evaluation of UrgoTul to treat acute and chronic wounds. Br J Nurs 2004: 13 (2): 105-109.

(2) Smith J. et al. Evaluation of UrgoTul plus K-four compression for venous leg ulcers, Br J Nurs 2004: 13 (6): S20-28.

(3) UrgoTul®. Data on file, 2010. Urgo.

(4) Winter G.D. Formation of the scab and rate of epithelialisation of superficial wounds in the skin of the young domestic pig. Nature 1962; 193: 293-294.

(5) Bernard F.X. et al. Stimulation of the proliferation of human dermal fibroblasts in vitro by a lipido-colloid dressing J Wound Care 2005; 14 (5): 215-220.

(6) Meaume S. et al. Optimizing wound care with a new lipido-colloid dressing (UrgoTul Duo) Br J Nurs 2007: 16 (6): S4-12.

(7) Fays S. et al. Leg ulcers and the UrgoCell Non-Adhesive wound dressing. Br J Nurs 2005: 14 (11):S15-20.

(8) Meaume S et al. Use of a new, flexible lipidocolloid dressing on acute and chronic wounds: Results of a clinical study. JWC 2004; 13 (10)