Acelity’s KCI launches Abthera NPWT system in Japan

Acelity subsidiary KCI said today that it launched its Abthera open abdomen negative pressure therapy system in Japan … The San Antonio-based company’s Abthera is a temporary abdominal closure system intended to allow surgeons to manage challenging abdominal wall openings where primary closure is not possible and to manage repeat abdominal entries … KCI said that the system has be validated in clinical studies, showing increased patient survival, improved primary fascial closure rates, shorter intensive care unit stays and improved outcomes … read more