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Scalp Wounds Sternal Wounds Abdominal Wounds Flap Donor Wounds Fasciotomy Wounds Diabetic Wounds Achieves delayed primary closure usually within 5 to 7 days. Trauma Wounds • Alternative to split thickness skin grafts and associated complications 1 • Off-loads high-tension closures 1 • Maintains a continuous pulling force with no tightening required 1-3 • Cost effective—Studies show significant cost savings vs other modalities for closing traumatic wounds and fasciotomies 2,3 Rx Only. For safe and proper use of this device, refer to the Instructions for Use. Dermaclose and GEM design are trademarks of Baxter International Inc., or its subsidiaries. INDICATIONS FOR USE: The DERMACLOSE Continuous External Tissue Expander is indicated for use in assisting with the closure of moderate to large surgical or traumatic acute full thickness wounds of the skin by approximating and reducing the size of the wound. CONTRAINDICATIONS: The DERMACLOSE Continuous External Tissue Expander should not be used on ischemic, infected, or acute burned tissue. It should not be used on fragile tissue at the edges of a wound. References: 1. DermaClose IFU. Synovis Micro Companies Alliance, Inc. 2. Santiago GF, Bograd G, Basile PL, et al. Soft tissue injury management with a continuous external tissue expander. Ann Plast Surg. 2012;69(4):418-421. 3. Tauber D, Lee J, Patel A, et al. Efficacy And Cost Effectiveness In Fasciotomy Closure Using Continuous External Tissue Expansion. Poster Presented at the Northeast Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, September 21st, 2013, Washington, DC; Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY. The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Global Excellence in Microsurgery Synovis Micro Companies Alliance, Inc. (a subsidiary of Baxter International Inc.) • 439 Industrial Lane, Birmingham, AL 35211 Call: 800-510-3318 or 205-941- 0111 • www.synovismicro.com • Email: smca_Information@Baxter.com

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