ciSNaP® Overview

Surgery is tough on anyone. Give your patients a fighting chance at full recovery with the ciSNaP® Closed Incision System.

ciSNaP® SYSTEM

  • Help reduce complications like infection and dehiscence by actively healing high-risk surgical incisions with the easy-to-use ciSNaP® Closed Incision System.
  • Combine the proven efficacy of negative pressure therapy with controlled tension relief for better patient outcomes.

The ciSNaP® Difference

The ciSNaP® Closed Incision System is an advanced dressing which is applied over an incision following sutured or stapled closure. The ciSNaP® System can be left on for several days without the need for dressing changes which provides improved clinician and patient incision management.

closed incision SNaP negative pressure wound therapy system

Sterile Cartridge

  • Provides negative pressure therapy which increases blood flow to improve wound healing1
  • Small, silent, single use design delivers therapy without batteries or electricity
  • Proprietary spring mechanism generates consistent, even levels of pressure
  • Visual indicator displays when cartridge is full or discharged

Controlled Tension Relief Layer

  • Silicone wings help to approximate wound edges*, reducing potential risk of dehiscence2 and minimizing tension on staples and sutures*
  • Customizable length to fit a wide range of incisions

Advanced Surgical Dressing

  • Proprietary hydrocolloid dressing and antimicrobial gauze offer protective barrier to minimize potential for infection and eliminate the need for dressing changes*
  • Secure seal allows patient to shower*

Strap

  • Soft strap enables device to be conveniently worn on the leg or belt
  • Sold separately

References: * Data on file
1. Morykwas, M.J., Argenta, L.C., et al. Vacuum-assisted closure: a new method of wound control and treatment: animal studies and basic foundation. Ann Plast Surg. 1997;38:553-562
2.Stasko, T. Complications of cutaneous procedures. In: Roenigk, R.K., Roenigk, H.H., eds. Dermatologic Surgery: Principles and Practice. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Marcel Dekker; 1996:165-166.

ciSNaP® BENEFITS

The ciSNaP® Difference

Negative Pressure Therapy
Increases blood flow to improve wound healing1
Removes excess fluid from wound and surrounding tissues2
Promotes epithelialization2
Controlled Tension Relief
Improves approximation of wound edges*
Reduces potential risk of dehiscence3
Minimizes tension on staples and sutures*
Proprietary Hydrocolloid Dressing
Provides protective barrier to minimize potential for infection*
Eliminates the need for dressing changes*
Innovative Technology
System design provides stabilization of incision*
Provides improved clinician and patient incision management*
Small, silent, single-use system delivers therapy without batteries or electricity

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The Difference is in the Results

Use of the ciSNaP® System over surgical incisions may result in:

  • Lowered rate of infection4
  • Reduced risk of dehiscence4
  • Improved cosmesis5
  • Fewer complications and associated costs4

References: * Data on file
1. Morykwas, M.J., Argenta, L.C., et al. Vacuum-assisted closure: a new method of wound control and treatment: animal studies and basic foundation. Ann Plast Surg. 1997;38:553-562
2. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy. Technology Assessment. November 2009. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/ta/negpresswtd
3. Stasko, T. Complications of cutaneous procedures. In: Roenigk, R.K., Roenigk, H.H., eds. Dermatologic Surgery: Principles and Practice. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Marcel Dekker; 1996:165-166.
4. Stannard, J.P., Volgas, D.A., et al. Incisional negative pressure wound therapy after high-risk lower extremity fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2012;26(1):37-42.
5. Gurtner, G.C., Dauskardt, R.H., et al. Improving cutaneous scar formation by controlling the mechanical environment: large animal and phase I studies. Ann Surg. 2011;254(2):217-225.

Ordering Information

ciSNaP Closed Incision System
Catalog Number Pressure Quantity/Case
CSNA100 100 mmHg 1
CSNA1005 100 mmHg 5
SNaP® Strap
Catalog Number Size Quantity/Case
STPAS5 Small 18″ 5
STPAM5 Medium 21″ 5
STPAL5 Large 24″ 5