Patent Number: 6,486,378

Title: Wound dressing

Abstract: A wound dressing includes an hydrophilic foam layer which is coated with a liquid-permeabe adhesive layer on one side. The dressing includes an absorbent layer disposed on the foam layer on the side opposite to the adhesive coating, wherein absorbent layer is able to drain the foam layer through the action of capillary forces, and wherein the dressing further includes elements that ensure effective contact between the absorbent layer and the foam layer.

Inventors: Areskoug; Stefan (Molnlycke, SE), Lindquist; Bengt W. (Molndal, SE), Kuuse; Staffan (Hindas, SE)

Assignee: Molnlycke Health Care AB

International Classification: A61F 13/02 (20060101); A61F 013/00 ()

Expiration Date: 11/26/2019