Agicoat™ Silver Nanocrystalline Dressing

Agicoat Advanced Wound Care Dressings are ideal for the management of a wide variety of wounds including partial thickness wounds, pressure ulcers, venous ulcers, diabetic ulcers, traumatic and surgical wounds, 1st and 2nd degree burns, any injuries from accident and donor and graft sites.

Agicoat is the third dressing after Silverlon® and Acticoat® using pure metallic silver on its surface as a source of silver ion,the antimicrobial agent.

Using metallic silver has some advantages such as slow and controled release of ionic silver,resistant to solvent and wound exudates to other types like hydrocolloid and silver salt wound dressing.For every dressing the best evaluating index is studies performed on dressing in vitro and clinically. Agicoat had been passed several studies and established its effectiveness for varieties of wounds in complicated conditions.In the following page you will see some of important studies on Agicoat.

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brightness_5High antibacterial property due to presence of silver.

brightness_5Low microbial resistance.

brightness_5Property of absorption of water and secretions up to 20 times the weight of dressing.

brightness_5Soft and flexible.

brightness_5Easily separated during removing the dressing with no pain.


brightness_5Surgical Wounds.

brightness_5Split thickness graft donor sites.

brightness_5Refractory decubiti.

brightness_5Chronic ulcer.

brightness_5Orthopedic implant infections.

Case Studies

Efficacy of Sliver Impregnated Nanocrystalline Dressing In Managing Bacterial Resistant Chronic Wounds

Dr Hankftshna K.R.Natt, Hospital Kuala Lumpur

Patient 1

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Patient Demographics

  • 55 years old, Female, Malay

Medical History

  • Underlying diabetic melitus,Hypertension and history of amputation of 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th toes(right). Had been admitted in medical ward for right diabetic foot ulcar and clebridement done on 29/09/2015.

On Examination

  • Right DFU post Ray'b amputation over lateral aspect Granulation tissue seen, Biofilm noted, Sinus tracking (8cm) @ 12 o'clock position, Heavy serious exudate and macerated edges.

Patient 2

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Patient Demographics

  • 62 years old, Chinese, Female

Medical History

  • Underlyingscoliosis for the past 5 years. No history of diabetes.

Wound History

  • She had previous multiple admission to ward for right lower limb venous ulcer for the past 7 years.
  • Presented to us last year on May with venous ulcer wound on her lower right leg. Necrotic tissue been heavy yellowish exudated, Melodour.

Wound Size

  • 1st agicoat using : 14th June 2016
  • L : 8.5cm x W : 10cm

Patient 3

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Patient Demographics

  • 57 years old, Male, Malay

Medical History

  • Underlying diabetes melitus since age 19. He was admittedfor left diabetic foot abocess and incision and drainage done by Orthopedic.

On Examination

  • Left dorsal over lateral aspect, Granulatoion tissue seen, Biofirlm noted, heavy seriouos exudate and Maceraded edges.

Patient 4

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Patient Demographics

  • 24 years old, Male, Malay

Medical History

  • Left leg begin ulcer under dermatology HKL since June 2015
  • Biopsy done (12/1/16) - consistent with benign ulcer, no malignanory granuloma of antibiotics.
  • Covered with multiple admission to ward for left ower limd venous ulcer.

On Examination

  • Ulcer L : 8cm x W : 7cm on left shin, Overgranulation tissue, Greenish discharge, sloughty tissue seen, malodour, surrounding skin wet and mild erytherma.

Patient 5

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Patient Demographics

  • 47 years old, Female, Malay

Medical History

  • No history of diabetes.
  • Underlying cellulitis for past 1 year.
  • Previously had bilateral lower limb ulcer.

On Examination

  • Bilateral lower limb ulcer and heavy yellowish excudate.
  • Gloughly tissue and granulation tissue was seen.
  • Wound size (right) : 12.5cm X 9.7cm
    Wound size (left) : 9cm X 7cm