Patent Number: 6,169,223

Title: Compress for medical treatment

Abstract: A medical compress for use in treating chronic wounds includes a non-woven textile fabricated from air laid fibers containing a superabsorbent material. The superabsorbent material is enclosed by a knitted mesh which can be formed to the shape of the wound. An irrigation solution is preferably contained by the compress to keep the wound irrigated and to encourage healing.

Inventors: Mahr; Rodolfo (Schaffhausen, CH), Wendt; Matthias (Neuhausen am Rheinfall, CH)

Assignee: Internationale Verbandstoff Fabrik Schaffhausen

International Classification: A61F 13/15 (20060101); A61F 13/00 (20060101); A61F 013/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018