Powerful results in complex wounds

Featuring a proprietary AIRLOCK Technology dressing with Soft Port and integrated filter, PICO 14 sNPWT is indicated for:

  • Large wounds - shown to help the contraction of large wounds,** such as pressure ulcers (PUs), venous leg ulcers (VLUs) and diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), while helping to stimulate the formation of granulation tissue3-10
  • Surgical incisions - shown to reduce lateral tension***11 and may help to reduce oedema12-14 - while promoting lymphatic drainage****15 - with a gentle silicone helping to minimise trauma and pain in the peri-wound area on dressing removal.6-18

Product features

Medical Education

No results.


*Compared to the PICO 7 System.

**Wounds greater than 2cm must use a wound filler alongside PICO sNPWT. Usage time and user intervention is in comparison with previous versions.

***As demonstrated in biomechanical modelling.

****As demonstrated in vivo.

*****As demonstrated in benchtop testing.

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