MCHENRY, Illinois, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela Healthcare announces the launch of the new Invia® FitPad™ Negative Pressure Wound Therapy dressing portfolio, making NPWT easier for healthcare professionals and patients. "With the launch of this versatile portfolio of devices and dressings, Medela's new NPWT portfolio supports easier patient transitions from hospital to home. Our NPWT solutions are designed for ease-of-use by clinicians and patients," states Dan Hyun, Vice President Medela Healthcare US.
NPWT from Medela helps reduce the clinical and administrative complexity of therapy. Medela`s Invia® Liberty™ and Invia® Motion™ systems include a new dynamic pressure management feature which helps ensure controlled and reliable negative pressure delivery at the wound site1. The new FitPad suction interface enables the dynamic measurement of pressure settings from the pump to the dressing site.
Medela provides a streamlined portfolio of both foam and gauze dressings. Invia Dressing Kits are available in a full range of sizes. All FitPad kits share the same adhesive transparent film, a low-profile FitPad suction interface and a Quick-connector for secure and convenient2 tubing attachment. Medela NPWT Patients and their Caregivers can now have confidence in their therapy from pump to wound site.
The Invia® Motion™ completes the Medela portfolio, combining the convenience of a personal use system with the performance associated with a reusable pump. Invia Motion can be used in all patient care settings and assists with patient transitions throughout the continuum of care.
Did you know Medela provides accredited wound care courses to Healthcare professionals? Find out more on these and other education opportunities offered by Medela at our NPWT University webpage. Find out more about how our NPWT products can support patients and clinicians, and consult also our NPWT FactSheet. Our new NPWT app is available on AppStore and on GooglePlay.
1 Performance data on file at Medela AG
2 Usability Validation data on file at Medela AG
With over 50 years of leadership in medical vacuum technology, Medela has proven success in developing innovative and award winning products that deliver Swiss engineering quality and reliability. Medela concentrates on two business units: "Human Milk", with basic research recognised globally and leading in the development and manufacture of breastfeeding products and solutions, and "Healthcare", engineering and manufacturing highly innovative medical vacuum technology solutions. Medela NPWT simplifies the delivery and management of NPWT making it easier for healthcare professionals to help their patients heal.