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Pre-Operative Guidelines
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  • Pre-Operative routines should follow surgical center protocol. This may include the use of systematic broad spectrum targeted antibiotics.
  • Pre-Operative control of contamination may include the use of topical agents such as silver impregnated dressings
  • Preparation of the site to be excised should follow normal surgical center protocol. This may include the use of povidone iodine or chlorhexidine gluconate.



Additional Supplies

In addition to standard supplies, the following should be available:

  • Extra back table to hold a rinse basin, and sterile saline solution for rinsing the INTEGRA™ Bilayer Matrix Wound Dressing
  • Excisional devices (i.e., scalpel, Versajet™ Hydrosurgery system, Curettes, Dermabrader)
  • Extra electrocautery instrumentation (e.g., bovie, double plug, bipolar) for pin-point coagulation
  • Antimicrobial agents/dressings (e.g., Acticoat™ silver impregnated dressing, Sulfamylon® Solution 5%, silver nitrate solution 0.5%, AQUACEL® Ag Hydrofiber® Dressing, Silverlon® dressing)
  • Compression dressings/wraps
  • Splints and braces

Acticoat and Versajet are registered trademarks of Smith & Nephew, Inc.
AQUCAEL Ag is a registered trademark of ER Squibb & Sons, LLC.
Silverlon is a registered trademark of Argentum Medical LLC.
Sulfamylon is a registered trademark of Mylan Bertek Pharmaceuticals, Inc.



 
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