New data from a randomized controlled trial with at-risk patients further affrms that Prevena Therapy significantly reduces the risk of 90-day surgical site complications (SSCs) and readmissions, when compared with the current standard of care (SOC). In fact, the evidence supporting the efficacy of Prevena Therapy was so strong that the study was terminated before its planned completion.¹
Reduction in readmission rates*
3.4% (5/147) Prevena Therapy vs.
10.2% (21/47) SOC
Fewer mean dressing changes*
1.1+ 0.3 (5/147) Prevena Therapy vs.
1.3+ 1.0 (21/47) SOC
*Calculation(s) are derived based on relative patient group incidence rate reported in this study. *Statistically significant (p=< 0.05)
1. Higuera-Rueda C, Emara AK, Nieves-Malloure Y, Klika AK, Cooper HJ, Cross MB, Guild GN, Nam D, Nett M, Scuderi GR, Cushner FD, Piuzzi NS, Silverman RP. The Effectiveness of Closed Incision Negative Pressure Therapy versus Silver-Impregnated Dressings in Mitigating Surgical Site Complications in High-Risk Patients after Revision Knee Arthroplasty: The PROMISES Randomized Controlled Trial. J Arthroplasty (2021), doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2021.02.076
Prevena Therapy is the first and only medical device indicated by FDA to help reduce superficial surgical site infections in high-risk patients in Class I and II wounds.*
*The effectiveness of 3M™ Prevena™ Therapy in reducing the incidence of SSIs and seroma in all surgical procedures and populations has not been demonstrated. See full indications for use and limitations at 3M.com.
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*3M™ Prevena™ 125 and 3M™ Prevena™ Plus 125 Therapy Units manage the environment of closed surgical incisions and remove fluid away from the surgical incision via the application of -125mmHg continuous negative pressure. When used with legally marketed compatible dressings, Prevena 125 and Prevena Plus 125 Therapy Units are intended to aid in reducing the incidence of seroma and, in patients at risk for post-operative infections, aid in reducing the incidence of superficial surgical site infection in Class I and II wounds.
NOTE: Specific indications, limitations, contraindications, warnings, precautions and safety information exist for these products and therapies. Please consult a clinician and product instructions for use prior to application. Rx only.