UniGrip™is a revolutionary anchoring device made from 100% hydrocolloid.Uni-Grip™is hypoallergenic, latex free, and moves like a second skin with wear time of up to 7 days. It is also water-resistant.
Unlike many other anchors that are secured with acrylic-based adhesives, the Uni-Grip™skin-friendly hydrocolloid adhesive helps prevent skin tearing and irritation. This anchor is available with a choice of one or two no-slip grips, each with a soft strap for extra driveline support.
VAD patients experiencing skin tearing, sensitivities to adhesives or inability to keep other anchors on the skin are finding UniGrip™to be an excellent alternative for adult or pediatric VAD driveline securement.
Large (4″x4.75″) medium (3″x3.5″)
How to apply Uni-Grip™ Wipe skin with an alcohol prep pad (included) to remove any excess oils, creams, lotions or soap-allow to dry: Clip excess hair where anchor will attach (shaving not necessary): Apply quick-drying BioPlus skin prep (included). Remove release papers from back of product and place on skin: Press to skin for 5-10 seconds: Secure driveline with grips using the bottom slot. Pull grip straps until driveline is securely in place. To make straps lie flatter, feed excess strap into the second slot at the top of the strap.
How to remove UniGrip™ Product should be changed when it turns milky white. Remove by lifting edges and using FreeDerm spray or ampules to release adhesive.There will be no adhesive residue left on the skin after using FreeDerm.
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This product is available for purchase at Advanced Medical Resources. Please call (866) 755-2677 for pricing.