Molnlycke Mepilex Border Post-Op, 4" x 10" (496455)

SKU: SC496455
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Molnlycke Mepilex Border Post-Op, 4" x 10" (10cm x 25cm)


All-in-one post-op dressing with extra flexibility for patient mobility.

Mepilex® Border Post-Op dressing is extra-conformable and easy to use for surgical wounds, cuts and abrasions. It's self-adherent, thanks to Safetac® – the original less-pain contact layer with silicone adhesion. It's designed to mould softly to skin without sticking to the moist wound, 1  so you can remove it easily without damaging the skin. 2  3  4

The absorbent pad has Flex technology for extra flexibility – so you can rely on it for dressing surgical incisions on joints such as hips and knees2  3  4 – to support early patient mobility. The design is highly absorbent, 5 to reduce dressing change frequency. 3  4

  • Helps reduce the risk of surgical site infections  6 
  • Supports early patient mobilization  7      
  • Can help reduce dressing-related costs  3  2 
  • minimizes pain during dressing change 2  3  4   6  
  • Doesn’t stick to the wound 1


  1. White R. Evidence for atraumatic soft silicone wound dressing use. Wounds UK. 2005;1(3):104-109.
  2. Bredow J, et al. Randomized clinical trial to evaluate the performance of a flexible self-adherent absorbent dressing coated with a soft silicone layer after hip, knee or spinal surgery in comparison to standard wound dressing. Poster presentation at the 5th Congress of WUWHS, Florence, Italy, 25-29 Sep 2016.
  3. Zarghooni K, et al. Effect of a modern dressing compared to standard dressings on outcome after primary hip and knee arthroplasty: a prospective, non-randomised controlled study. E-poster presentation at EWMA Conference. London, UK, 13-15 May 2015.
  4. Van Overschelde P, et al. A randomised controlled trial comparing two wound dressings used after elective hip and knee arthroplasty. Poster presentation at the 5th Congress of WUWHS, Florence, Italy, 25-29 Sep, 2016.
  5. Feili F, et al. Blood absorption capacity of post-operative wound dressings. Poster presentation at the 5th Congress of WUWHS, Florence, Italy, 25-29 Sep 2016.
  6. Zurcher S, et al. Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque IA, Poster Presentation 2013 WOCN – Reducing Postoperative Surgical Site Infections in Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Patients. 2013.
  7. Johansson C. et al. Preventing post-operative blistering following hip and knee arthroplasty. Wounds International, 2012.


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