LVAD - Heidelberg publication 2021

 

Congratulations to Dr Kremer and the Cardiology Team at The University Hospital Heidelberg for their new publication, “Follow-Up after Cold Atmospheric Argon Plasma for Wound Management of Driveline Infections - A Promising Strategy”. This publication features the use of our Adtec SteriPlas medical device for the treatment of driveline infections (DLI). The results demonstrate how the safety, reliability and painless treatment from the Adtec SteriPlas can significantly reduce the wound and infection around the DLI, with the opportunity for sustainable freedom from DLI.


Deep Sternum Surgical Site Infections (DSSIs)

 

Deep sternal surgical site infections (DSSIs) are a still a severe complication after cardiac surgery. The mortality estimated range is between 15%-40% of all cases. In addition to the significantly extended hospitalization, there is a significant cost burden with a calculated cost of € 36,000 for a single DSSI case.

The use of the Adtec SteriPlas for these complicated conditions has been actively documented as better managing the chronic infections, reducing hospitalization times and cost but more importantly it has shown to decrease the mortality rate. Our medical device has been praised as a tissue and life saving medical device.


Herz medizin 2021

We look forward to supporting Dr Heinrich Rotering’s presentation, “Avoiding sternal wire removal in early onset of sternal site infection - Two years experience with an optimized treatment concept using cold atmospheric plasma“ at the Annual scientific meeting of the German Society for Thoracic, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery. His presentation will discuss the strong benefits of using the Adtec SteriPlas for complicated sternal wound infections in cardiac patients.

 

The conference will be held virtually between 26-28 February: https://www.dgthg.de/de/jahrestagung


Adtec SteriPlas for the treatment of deep sternal wound infections and infected drivelines

The Adtec SteriPlas has already been well documented for the treatment of deep sternal wound infections and infected drivelines. Separate studies from two leading hospitals in Germany (University Hospital Munster and University Hospital Heidelberg) have recorded the strong efficacy of our cold plasma treatment on these problematic conditions. Due to the original difficulty of managing these chronic infections using standard therapies along with the high rate of morbidity and mortality, it is no wonder why the Adtec SteriPlas has been chosen as the preferred treatment method.

 

You can read more about its story in the latest addition of the Chirurgische Allgemeine magazine: eSD_AdTecPlasma

 


SteriPlas cold plasma successful at killing multi-resistant bacteria

Our animation video shows how bacteria are easily destroyed using our patented cold plasma technology. The components of cold plasma work collectively to target bacteria and physically rupture the structure, allowing micropores to be created which gains access to the microbial DNA to be destroyed. This effectively kills bacteria, even if they are protected within biofilm.

 

Learn more about our clinical evidence by visiting our webpage www.adtechealthcare.com or send us an email at info@adtecplasma.com

Click the link below to access the animation video:

Animation video to show how the SteriPlas can successfully kill multi-resistant bacteria