Cutimed® Sorbion® Sana Gentle

is a sterile, hydroactive, gel-forming, superabsorbent wound dressing. The atraumatic dressing consists of a superabsorbent core, an in-between layer of hypoallergenic polypropylene and an outer wound contact layer made of polyethylene film with three-dimensional perforations.

  • Outstanding absorption capacity 
  • Atraumatic dressing change 
  • Soft debridement

Intended Purpose

Cutimed Sorbion Sana Gentle is intended for the treatment of wounds with low to excessive exudate levels, such as pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers and other wounds healing through secondary intention, dehisced wounds, as well as after burns, on donor sites and fragile skin, and epidermolysis bullosa (EB).

Wear time: Cutimed Sorbion Sana Gentle can remain in place for up to 7 days, depending on wound conditions and saturation of the wound dressing.

Product benefits

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Outstanding absorption capacity

Outstanding absorption capacity and high retention performance. It is capable of absorbing up to 44.7% more than comparable superabsorbent dressings1. Protection against maceration through safe, vertical absorption.
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Atraumatic dressing change

Due to its 3-D structure and smooth surface the outer wound contact layer facilitates the fluid flow in the direction of the dressing, while offering few points of access for ingrowing tissue, consequently, providing a protective layer against adherence to the wound bed2.
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Soft debridement

Creates optimal wound healing conditions and provides soft debridement 3, 4, 5.
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Time and cost saving

Time and cost saving due to reduced frequency of dressing changes 3.
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Ideal for use under compression therapy

High retention capacity safely locks away exudate and bacteria, even under compression therapy6.

Product facts




Low to excessive

Both side application

Secondary fixation needed

How to use

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1. Select a suitable dressing size, so that the absorbent inner core overlaps the wound margins by at least 1 cm/0.4-inch.
2. When taking the product out of the pouch, do not touch the wound pad.
3. Apply the dressing towards the wound. Both sides of the dressing can be applied to the wound.
4. Secure the dressing after selecting an appropriate fixation for the condition of the wound surroundings and the skin.
5. While fixating the dressing, take expansion during absorption into consideration.
How to remove
To remove Cutimed Sorbion Sana Gentle remove fixation tapes, lift one corner of Cutimed Sorbion Sana Gentle, gently remove the dressing and discard. Adherence of wound deposits to Cutimed Sorbion Sana Gentle is a desirable effect, contributing to wound cleansing (soft debridement).

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

Product specifications

Essity Product Code
Pack Quantity
PIP Code
Cutimed® Sorbion® Sana Gentle 7323314 22 cm x 22 cm 10 EME119 344-1730
Cutimed® Sorbion® Sana Gentle 7323316 22 cm x 32 cm 10 1 385-6564
Cutimed® Sorbion® Sana Gentle 7323319 8.5 cm x 8.5 cm 10 12 EME114 344-1722
Cutimed® Sorbion® Sana Gentle 7323322 12 cm x 12 cm 10 1 344-1755
Cutimed® Sorbion® Sana Gentle 7323325 12 cm x 22 cm 10 344-1748

Medical References

1 BSN medical GmbH. In vitro study, Cutimed Sorbion is capable of absorbing and retaining more exudate than comparable superabsorbent dressings. Testing was performed by the independent laboratory Surgical Material Testing Laboratory (S.M.T.L.). 2017.
2 van Leen M et al. Influence of superabsorbent dressings on non-healing ulcers: a multicentre case series from the Netherlands and the UK. J Wound Care. 2014;23(11):543-4, 6, 8-50. 
3 Cutting KF. Managing wound exudate using a super-absorbent polymer dressing: a 53-patient clinical evaluation. Journal of Wound Care 2009;18(5):200-05. 
4 Romanelli M, Dini V, Bertone M. A pilot study evaluating the wound and skin care performances of the Hydration Response Technology dressing: a new concept of debridement. Journal of Wound Technology. 2009; 5:1-3. 
5 Sutherland L. A modern dressing range to meet today's wound care challenges. JNC. 2013;27(5):35-40.
6 Todd M et al. Managing ulceration and lymphorrhea in chronic oedema. Br J Community Nurs. 2017;22 Suppl 5 (Sup5): reintegration. 

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