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3M™ Steri-Strip™ Adhesive Skin Closures make wound closure fast and simple while reducing the risk of infection. The non-invasive technique reduces tissue trauma and patient comfort is improved. Using sterile Steri-Strip closures gives increased tensile strength to the wound, and there is less scarring from puncture marks or cross-hatching produced by sutures or staples.
Sterile skin closure strips that are made of a porous, non-woven backing coated with a pressure-sensitive, hypoallergenic adhesive and reinforced with polyester filaments for added strength.
Features and Benefits:
• Nonwoven, rayon-backed material reinforced with filaments for strength.
• Microporous material is breathable.
• Hypoallergenic adhesive.
• Provides wound support and assists in increasing the tensile strength of the wound.
• Provides better cosmetic outcome than sutures or staples.
• Permits early staple/suture removal.
• Allows finer wound edge approximation.
Suggested applications: Reinforced 3M™ Steri-Strip™ Skin Closures are used in the closure of lacerations, surgical incisions and following early suture/staple removal.
Medex SKU: 3M-R1541C