Patent Number: 6,332,879

Title: Ostomy appliance

Abstract: The invention relates to an ostomy appliance comprising a body side member comprising an adhesive wafer or pad for securing the appliance to the user's skin, said wafer or pad having a hole for receiving a stoma, and an optionally separately exchangeable receiving member or bag secured to the body side ostomy member for receiving secretions from the ostomy, said ostomy appliance further comprising a sealing member disposed in the hole of the wafer or pad surrounding the stoma wherein the sealing member disposed in the hole of the wafer or pad surrounding the stoma, said sealing member having a hole for accommodating the stoma and said sealing member having balanced plastic and elastic properties allowing an adaptation of the hole of the ostomy appliance to a stoma by a temporary enlarging the hole by everting or rolling up the inner rim of the hole for accommodating the stoma. When the ostomy appliance of the invention has been placed over and around the stoma the adhesive sealing member may recover essentially to the original form to fit snugly to the stoma. Preferably at least the area of a release liner covering the separate sealing member is provided with a guide for adaptation of the hole of an ostomy appliance to the size of an ostomy, said guide being visible from the side of the release liner facing the sealing member.

Inventors: Nielsen; Inger Mann (Frederiksberg, DK), Olsen; Eskil Hoejland (Klampenborg, DK), Gothjaelpsen; Laila Busk (Hvidovre, DK), Sletten; Carsten (Koebenhavn, DK), Ciok; Danuta (Nivaa, DK)

Assignee: Coloplast A/S

International Classification: A61F 5/443 (20060101); A61F 5/445 (20060101); A61F 5/448 (20060101); A61F 005/44 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018