Adhesive Strips, Wound Closure
Definition : Adhesive strips designed to approximate (i.e., close) the edges of small, superficial wounds. These strips are usually made of porous cloth or plastic materials covered on one side with pressure-sensitive adhesives; they are packaged sterile and intended for single use. Wound closure adhesive strips are usually placed at short intervals across the line of incision or wounds; they are mainly used to close and support small wounds; they are usually supplied in precut sizes and/or shapes that may be packaged sterile. Dedicated wound closure adhesive strips with hypoallergenic and/or waterproof properties are also available.
Entry Terms : "Wound Closure Strips" , "Skin Closure Strips" , "Adhesive Wound Closures" , "Skin Closure Adhesive Strip Bandages" , "Adhesive Skin Closure Strips" , "Skin Closure Strips, Adhesive"
UMDC code : 25226