News & Media
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Study Found Statistically Significant Reductions in OR Visits and Hospital Stay vs. Traditional V.A.C.® Therapy
KCI Negative Pressure Wound Therapy with Instillation Supplement Published in International Wound Journal
Supplement Based on Presentations from the 2012 and 2013 International Surgical Wound Forums
KCI Expands Operations in Brazil
Global Leader in Wound Management will Provide Specialist Training to Local Healthcare Professionals to Improve Patient Outcomes
KCI Agrees to Divest its Therapeutic Support Systems™ Business to Getinge AB
Kinetic Concepts, Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Therapeutic Support Systems™ business to Getinge AB.
Mike Mathews Named Senior Vice President, International at KCI
Mathews to Lead Commercial Business Activities in International Markets
Evidence Grows in Support of Prevena™ Incision Management System to Manage Closed Surgical Incisions
Results from clinical study demonstrated a significant patient benefit in using Prevena™ Therapy on this patient population.
KCI Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of V.A.C.® Therapy for Management of Closed Surgical Incisions
Kinetic Concepts, Inc. announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its proprietary Vacuum Assisted Closure®, or V.A.C.® Therapy System, for the management of closed surgical incisions.
Peter Arnold Named Senior Vice President of Innovation and Strategic Marketing at KCI
Kinetic Concepts, Inc. announced today that Peter Arnold has been named Senior Vice President of Innovation and Strategic Marketing.
Jim Cunniff Named Senior Vice President, Leading Commercial Activities in the Americas for KCI
Kinetic Concepts, Inc. announced today that James (Jim) Cunniff has been named Senior Vice President of the Americas.
Abstract Published in Canadian Journal of Surgery Reports Key Preliminary Findings of Major Prospective Study of the KCI ABThera™ Open Abdomen Negative Pressure Therapy System
Kinetic Concepts, Inc. announced today that an abstract referring specifically to the KCI ABThera™ Open Abdomen Negative Pressure Therapy System (ABThera™ OA NPT), states that this "prospective cohort study observed a reduction in mortality (RR 0.48, 95% CI 0.25-0.92) and an increased fascial closure rate (RR 1.5, 95% CI 1.1 – 2.0) in patients who received the ABThera™ versus [Barker's technique] vacuum pack."
KCI Chosen as Single Source Supplier of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Products Now Available to More than 65,000 Members and Affiliates Served by Novation
KCI Awarded Three-Year, Single Source Contract by Novation for NPWT Products
KCI Announces New Management Structure
The Board of Directors of the parent company of Kinetic Concepts, Inc. and LifeCell Corporation today announced that Ronald A. Matricaria has joined the Board of Directors and will serve as its Chairman.