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Askina calgitrol

Pornanong Aramwit, Pornprom Muangman, Nantaporn Namviriyachote, Teerapol Srichana
A variety of silver-coated dressings and some impregnated with other chemicals are now available in the market; however, there have been few studies analyzing their comparative efficacies as antimicrobial agents. Moreover, their properties for retaining an appropriate level of moisture that is critical for effective wound healing have never been reported. Five commercially available silver-containing and chlorhexidine dressings, Urgotul SSD(®), Bactigras(®), Acticoat(®), Askina Calgitrol Ag(®) and Aquacel Ag(®), were tested to determine their comparative antimicrobial effectiveness in vitro against five common wound pathogens, namely methicillin-sensitive and -resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis, Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa...
2010: International Journal of Molecular Sciences
Supaporn Opasanon, Pornprom Muangman, Nantaporn Namviriyachote
Askina Calgitrol Ag(®) (B. Braun Hospicare Ltd, Collooney Co. Sligo, Ireland), alginate silver wound dressing, is an advanced wound dressing which combines the potent broad-spectrum antimicrobial action of silver with enhanced exudate management properties of calcium alginate and polyurethane foam. The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of Askina Calgitrol Ag(®) and 1% silver sulfadiazine (1% AgSD) in the outpatient management of partial-thickness burn wounds at Burn Unit, Siriraj Hospital...
December 2010: International Wound Journal
C Trial, H Darbas, J-P Lavigne, A Sotto, G Simoneau, Y Tillet, L Téot
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy and tolerability of a new ionic silver alginate matrix (Askina Calgitrol Ag) with that of a standard silver-free alginate dressing (Algosteril). METHOD: Patients with locally infected chronic wounds (pressure ulcers, venous or mixed aetiology leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers) or acute wounds were eligible for this prospective, open-label, controlled and randomised trial. Patients were randomised to receive one of the two dressings for a two-week period...
January 2010: Journal of Wound Care
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