WoundReference improves clinical decisions
 Choose the role that best describes you
Product Type: Acellular matrix
Other related brands
MLM Biologics | |
HCPCS : Q4161 (Medicare DME co-payment per billable unit min / max: $0.00 / $0.00)
The bio-ConneKt® Wound Matrix is an acellular matrix.
INTENDED USES: For the local management of moderately- to heavily-exuding wounds. Some common types of wounds that bio-ConneKt® Wound Matrix addresses are: full and partial thickness wounds, draining wounds, tunneling wounds, pressure sores/ulcers, venous ulcers, chronic vascular ulcers, diabetic ulcers, trauma wounds (e.g. abrasions, lacerations, partial thickness burns, skin tears), and surgical wounds (e.g. donor sites/grafts, post-laser surgery, post-Mohs’ surgery, podiatric wounds, dehisced surgical incisions).
CLAIMED FEATURES: Collagen-based wound dressing. Long-Lasting Bioavailability- Stabilized collagen prevents premature digestion in the wound bed. Optimizes Host Cell Activity- The porous Matrix enables optimal host cell infiltration. Superior Material Composition- Material designed to minimize repeat applications. Rapid Fluid Absorption- Hydrophilic scaffold to facilitate rapid fluid absorption (0.5cc per sq. cm. of surface area). Maximum Wound Contact- Easily conforms to wound beds and creates maximum contact. Ideal Inventory Properties - Easy to maintain inventory - no refrigeration required, long shelf-life, and supplied sterile.
OPTIONS: per square centimeter
Wound Reference does not produce, market, re-sell or distribute health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
Composition: Animal-derived
Composition: Human dermis with/without epidermis
Composition: Human placenta or umbilical cord
Composition: Viable (living) cells
Configuration: Fenestrated/ meshed
Configuration: Flowable
Configuration: Sheet
May apply on full-thickness wounds
May apply over exposed tendon/ bone/ muscle
May apply over infected tissue
Processing: Cryopreserved
Processing: Decellularized or irradiated
Processing: Dehydrated
Processing: Fresh (limited shelf life)
Processing: Hydrated
Processing: Minimally manipulated
Shelf life: Greater than 2 years
Storage: refrigeration needed
Storage: room temp

The addition of Skin Substitutes or Cellular or Tissue Based Products (CTPs) to certain wounds may afford a healing advantage over dressings and conservative treatments when these options appear insufficient to affect complete healing, after at least a 30 day period of comprehensive conservative therapy. There are currently a wide variety of bioengineered products available for soft tissue coverage to affect closure. • Human skin allografts are derived from donated human skin (cadavers) • Allogeneic matrices are derived from human tissue (fibroblasts or membrane) • Composite matrices are derived from human keratinocytes, fibroblasts and xenogeneic collagen • Acellular matrices are derived from allogeneic (non-related human donors) or xenogeneic (other species) collagen, membrane, or cellular remnants

For Medicare to cover this product, it needs to be ordered and applied by your clinician. A patient cannot purchase it directly from a Durable Medical Equipment (DME) store and receive reimbursement for it.

Important Notice: The product information contained on this page, including the product images and additional product materials, was collected from various supplier sources. All product claims and specifications are those of the product suppliers. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the product information, however on occasion manufacturers may alter their products or packaging without notice. Wound Reference assumes no liability for inaccuracies or misstatements about products. The properties of a product may change or be inaccurate following the posting or printing of the product information in the document, either in the print or online version. Due to product changes, information listed in this document is subject to change without notice. We recommend that you always read labels, warnings and instructions for use before using a product. Content on this site is for reference purposes and is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice given by a physician or other licensed healthcare professional.