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SilvaSorb® Antimicrobial Silver Dressing

SilvaSorb® Antimicrobial Silver Dressing features a hydrogel sheet with silver that combines controlled-release ionic silver with advanced fluid management. Effective antimicrobial protection for up to 7 days.

Medline Industries, Inc.

Medline Industries, Inc. offers innovative products and services for wound and skin care.
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• Absorbs more than 5 times its weight in fluid
• Contains 20% water to donate moisture when needed
• Will not dry out a wound or macerate the surrounding skin
• Continuous antimicrobial protection
• Gentle for the patient
• Extended wear time
• Non-staining
• Site dressing has saddle-shaped perforation to conform to percutaneous tubing


SilvaSorb® Antimicrobial Silver Dressing is indicated for partial- and full-thickness wounds such as pressure injuries, arterial ulcers, diabetic ulcers, venous stasis ulcers, and on acute wounds such as draining surgical wounds, lacerations, donor sites, first- and second-degree burns and abrasions.
SilvaSorb® Site is indicated for IV catheters, dialysis catheters, and central venous and arterial lines.


Contraindicated for patients with a known sensitivity to silver.

Warnings and Precautions

Silver antimicrobial devices are indicated for external use only.

How Supplied/Sizing
Sheet: 4(1/4)"x4(1/4)". Site: 1", 1(3/4)".
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
check_circle Bactericidal
cancel Bactericidal broad-spectrum
cancel Bacteriostatic
cancel Collagen dressing format
cancel Composite dressing format
cancel Contact layer dressing format
cancel Foam dressing format
cancel Fungicidal
cancel Gauze or non-woven dressing format
cancel Gelling fiber dressing format
cancel Hydrogel (amorphous) dressing format
cancel Hydrogel (impregnated) dressing format
check_circle Hydrogel (sheet) dressing format
cancel Impermeable to outside contaminants
cancel Impregnated dressing format
cancel Microbicidal
check_circle Moisture vapor permeable
check_circle Secondary dressing required
cancel Silicone-based adhesive
cancel Sporicidal
cancel Super absorbent polymers
check_circle Sustained release formula
cancel Transparent film dressing format
cancel Virucidal
cancel 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
Diabetic Foot
Infected Wounds
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
Non/Minimally Exudating Wounds
Pressure Ulcers
Superficial Wounds
Surgical Wounds
Venous Ulcers

Mode of Use/Application

Clean and dry the wound area. Apply SilvaSorb® Sheet either side down and cover with an appropriate secondary dressing.

Removal & Change Frequency

Sheets may be left in place for up to 7 days.
Amorphous gel may be left in place for up to 3 days.
Dressing change frequency will depend on amount of drainage.

Additional Recommended Dressings

Composite island dressing, bordered gauze or transparent film dressing.

Clinically Tested


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