Product focuses ultrasound debridement to gently clean and help heal
MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Arobella Medical, LLC, today announced that it has launched the Qoustic Wound Therapy System(TM), which advances the use of low-frequency cavitational ultrasound for wound care. The product offers a safe, cost-effective alternative to painful sharps debridement and other surgical modalities. The Qoustic Wound Therapy System assists healing by gently removing dead or diseased tissue cells and bacteria, leaving healthy and pre-healing granulation tissue intact. It is also useful in preparing the wound bed for other therapies, such as grafts and flaps.
Low-frequency ultrasound debridement is emerging as a preferred method of care for many types of wounds, including pressure ulcers, diabetic ulcers, infected wounds, burns and other chronic wounds. Five to seven million people each year in the United States require treatment for chronic wounds resulting from ulcers, sores, burns, fistulas and other conditions. A significant number of the people with chronic wounds have diabetes, and rapid growth of the diabetic population is increasing the need for advanced wound care.
"The Qoustic Wound Therapy System debrides by deploying focused ultrasound energy directly on the wound bed, notably improving the effectiveness of debridement versus sharps debridement alone. The use of ultrasound helps preserve healthy tissue and protects newly formed granulation tissue, while being gentle and efficient," said Eliaz Babaev, PhD, president and CEO of Arobella Medical. "The system has the potential to significantly advance patient care and health care worker safety, as well as reduce costs."
The Qoustic Wound Therapy System removes harmful bacteria and biofilm
and improves wound bed circulation. The system's unique, dome-shaped
Qoustic Qurette(TM) vibrates at 35 kHz, converting electrical energy to
|SOURCE Arobella Medical, LLC|
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