Cutimed® Siltec® PLUS Heel

is a silicone coated, sterile, absorbent polyurethane foam dressing with superabsorbent stripes to additionally absorb and lock wound exudate. The wound contact surface allows adherence to the periwound skin but not to the moist wound bed or newly formed epithelial tissue. The “PLUS” stands for higher adhesion within the Cutimed Siltec product range.

  • Gentle with high adherence
  • Anatomical shape
  • Reliable exudate management

Intended Purpose

Cutimed Siltec PLUS Heel is indicated for exuding wounds such as venous and arterial ulcers, pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers surgical incisions, skin grafts and donor sites, lacerations or abrasions. It is recommended for wounds with low to high exudate levels.

Wear time: Cutimed Siltec PLUS Heel can remain in place for up to 7 days, depending on wound conditions and saturation of wound dressing.

Learn about the product and how to apply it

Product benefits

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Gentle with high adherence

The silicone wound contact layer prevents adherence to newly formed tissue, protects wound margins and ensures atraumatic dressing changes. 1, 2, 3. The silicone wound contact layer also allows an easy application and is readjustable.
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Anatomical shape

Designed to fit the heel and provide good conformability. Also adaptable to similar body parts, such as elbows or knees. The dressing can also be cut to size.1, 2
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Reliable exudate management

The open porous polyurethane foam enables vertical absorption and ensures exudate is absorbed and kept inside the dressing. Superabsorbent stripes provides additional absorption capacity.1, 4
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Water-repellent and breathable backing

The outer film is bacteria proof, water-repellent and ensures proper fluid evaporation for changing stages of saturation.

Product facts

Superficial

Sloughy

Granulating

Epithelialising

Low to high

Secondary fixation needed

How to use

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1. Make sure, the surrounding skin is dry.
2. Choose an appropriate dressing size that covers the wound and overlaps the wound edges. (A)
3. Open the pouch and take out the dressing.
4. Remove protective film (B) and apply with the adherent side towards the wound. (C)
5. Avoid stretching the dressing.
6. Apply additional dressing fixation.
7. Cutimed Siltec PLUS Heel can remain in place for up to 7 days, depending on wound conditions and exudate levels.
How to Remove
8. Carefully remove any additional dressing fixation and gently remove Cutimed Siltec Heel from the wound and discard.

For detailed product information, including indications for use, contraindications, precautions and warnings, please consult the product’s Instructions for Use (IFU).

Product specifications

Product
Essity Product Code
Size
Pack Quantity
NHS SC Code
PIP Code
Cutimed® Siltec® PLUS Heel 7328805 16 cm x 24 cm 5 1 ELA1069 393-3769

Medical References

1 Seckam A., A multicentre, observational evaluation of the product characteristics of two absorbent foam dressings. Br J Nurs. Jun 27, 2019;28(12):S10-S17.
2 King B., A clinical evaluation of 20 patients when using a new absorbent silicone foam wound dressing: Cutimed Siltec B. Wounds UK. 2018; Vol 14. No 3.
3 Zimmermann S., In-vitro exudate management performance of a new hydropholic foam dressing range. Poster EWMA. 2017; Amsterdam.
4

Bateman SD., 150 patient experiences with a soft silicone foam dressing. Br J Nurs. Jun 25-Jul 8, 2015;24(12):S16, S18-23.

Clinical Evidence

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Instruction for use

Please make sure to always follow the instructions for use, including the safety information provided with the product. Not at hand? Find the needed safety information in this database!

Cutimed IFUs