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1. (WO2017040045) DRESSING WITH INCREASED APPOSITION FORCE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/040045    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/047351
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Aug 18 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A61F 13/00
A61F 13/02
Applicants: KCI LICENSING, INC.
Inventors: PRATT, Benjamin, Andrew
LOCKE, Christopher, Brian
ROBINSON, Timothy, Mark
Title: DRESSING WITH INCREASED APPOSITION FORCE
Abstract:
In some embodiments, a dressing assembly may include a dressing bolster, an interface seal, and a base layer. The dressing bolster may include a first side, a second side, and a periphery. The interface seal may be coupled at the periphery of the dressing bolster. The base layer may include a base layer flange configured to be coupled to the dressing and to extend beyond the periphery of the dressing bolster. The dressing assembly may be suitable for treating a tissue site with reduced pressure and for creating an apposition force between a first portion of the tissue site and a second portion of the tissue site. Other systems, apparatus, and methods are disclosed.