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PolyMem WIC® Silver Rope Wound Filler

PolyMem WIC® Silver Rope Wound Filler is an antimicrobial multifunctional, interactive dressing designed to remain completely intact when filling tunnels. Wicks excess wound fluid into outer dressings while helping reduce inflammation and odor, decreasing pain, balancing moisture and continuously cleansing wounds.

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Ferris Mfg. Corp.

Ferris makes PolyMem® multifunctional, interactive dressings and Sportswrap® by PolyMem. PolyMem dressings are designed to help all wound types heal quickly and durably. A family-owned company, since 1977 Ferris has manufactured PolyMem® at its headquarters in the USA and has never had a backorder.
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• Donates moisture or absorbs exudate, depending on condition of wound bed and fluid level in dressing
• Continuous cleansing reduces need to cleanse wound bed during dressing changes
• Will not stick to the wound bed while maintaining integrity of healing tissue
• Expands within the wound cavity and undermined areas to fill dead space
• Small-particle silver provides an antimicrobial reservoir in the dressing
• Expands up to one-third as wound fluid is absorbed
• Perforated for ease of use and can be cut to size
• Absorbs and holds up to 10 times its weight
• Reinforced for added strength
• Will not dehydrate wound bed


PolyMem WIC® Silver Rope Wound Filler is indicated for use on pressure injuries (stages 3-4), vascular ulcers, diabetic ulcers and acute wounds.

How Supplied/Sizing
Rope: 0.4"x14".
Product features
cancel Absorptive dressing format
cancel Alginate dressing format
cancel Antimicrobial effects up to 48 hours
cancel Antimicrobial effects up to 3 days
check_circle Antimicrobial effects up to 7 days
cancel Bacterial binding
cancel Bacterial trapping
cancel Bactericidal
check_circle Bactericidal broad-spectrum
cancel Bacteriostatic
cancel Collagen dressing format
cancel Composite dressing format
cancel Contact layer dressing format
cancel Foam dressing format
check_circle Fungicidal
cancel Gauze or non-woven dressing format
cancel Gelling fiber dressing format
cancel Hydrogel (amorphous) dressing format
cancel Hydrogel (impregnated) dressing format
cancel Hydrogel (sheet) dressing format
cancel Impermeable to outside contaminants
cancel Impregnated dressing format
check_circle Microbicidal
check_circle Moisture vapor permeable
check_circle Secondary dressing required
cancel Silicone-based adhesive
cancel Sporicidal
cancel Super absorbent polymers
cancel Sustained release formula
cancel Transparent film dressing format
cancel Virucidal
check_circle Wound filler dressing format
Other features
check_circle Educational Material Available
check_circle Free Samples/Trials Available
check_circle Published Clinical Article Available
Recommended Use

Acute Wounds
Cavity Wounds
Chronic Wounds
Deep Wounds
Dehisced Wounds
Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Infected Wounds
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
Non/Minimally Exudating Wounds
Palliative Wounds
Pressure Ulcers
Sloughy Wounds
Surgical Wounds
Venous Ulcers

Mode of Use/Application

PolyMem WIC® Silver Rope Wound Filler is configured for use on tunneling wounds and can be applied using a facility-supplied applicator stick. PolyMem WIC® Silver Rope Wound Filler may be used as a cavity filler as well as a tunnel filler by coiling the remaining dressing into the cavity.

Additional Recommended Dressings

Use any of the other appropriate PolyMem® or Shapes by PolyMem® configurations as a secondary dressing.

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