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B.Braun Medical Launches Foam Dressing with Silicone Adhesive and is a Proud Sponsor of the 20th EWMA Congress in Geneva, Switzerland

SEMPACH, Switzerland, May 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- B.Braun Medical is both an exhibitor at and proud sponsor of the 20th Congress of the European Wound Management Association (EWMA) in Geneva,Switzerland (May 26th-28th,2010), which is dedicated to finding solutions to the wound care puzzle.

B.Braun launches its 3-in-1 technology foam dressing with soft silicone adhesive, Askina(R) DresSil, thereby completing the already existing soft silicone wound contact layer Askina(R) SilNet.

B.Braun's full range of wound care products such as Askina(R) Calgitrol Ag(R) and Prontosan(R) offer responses to basic needs for moist treatments, complex wounds and non-healing wounds, thus providing a novel approach to wound repair.

Mr. Regnier, Intl.Mktg.Director, B.Braun Medical (CoE Wound Care,France) commented, "Silicone technology (Askina(R) DresSil) provides a new standard of a traumatic wound care treatment whilst for infected wounds,the patented ionic silver alginate matrices (Askina(R) Calgitrol Ag),provide a broad antimicrobial effectiveness and help to prevent contamination from external bacteria".

Mr. Bussell, Head of Centre of Excellence Infection Control (Prontosan(R)) stated, "We are proud to be sharing our wound care expertise with key opinion leaders during a sponsored satellite symposium at the Geneva Palexpo on May 27th,2010 (Room B@3:15pm)". He added, "The Wound Care symposium on Solutions for Problem Wounds will be chaired by Keith Harding (University of Cardiff,UK), who is joined by a team of acknowledged opinion leaders in wound care management including Gerit Mulder (University of California,USA) and Wassim Raffoul (University of Lausanne,Switzerland)".

B.Braun Centre of Excellence in Wound Care has concentrated its expertise to cover the various needs of wound care treatments, wound irrigations solutions for wound cleansing, and advanced wound technologies, including moist dressings, silicone technology and ionic silver alginate matrices. As a result, B.Braun has developed the most comprehensive range of products under such brand names as Askina(R) Calgitrol_Ag(R), Askina(R) DresSil and Prontosan(R).

B.Braun Centre of Excellence in Infection Control has developed and implemented a simple concept for professional hand disinfection-optimally coordinated infection control products that guarantee a high level of skin tolerance.

B.Braun Medical's success is based on expertise and knowledge and we hope you will take the chance to share in that knowledge during the EWMA and visit us at booth 1350.

For more detailed information on B.Braun's Satellite Symposium log-on to "Prontosan(R)-The Solution for Problem Wounds" SOURCE: B.Braun Medical Ltd CONTACT: B.Braun Medical Mr.Bussell +4158258500 or Mr.Regnier +33141105300 www.bbraun.com Copyright Business Wire 2010 -0- KEYWORD: United Kingdom

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