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Prontosan Wound Irrigation Solution and Gel are clear, odorless wound management solutions intended for moistening and cleansing of acute and chronic wounds or burns to help reduce necrotic burden, control exudates and remove foreign material.

Supplying nutrients directly into the bloodstream (intravenously).

Circumventing of the gastrointestinal tract.

Participation rights are pecuniary rights that the holder receives from the company issuing such rights. The participation certificate provides confirmation of the holder’s participation rights.

The branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.

Intra-corporeal kidney replacement procedure whereby a special hemodialysis solution is infused and then drained via an abdominal cavity catheter in order to extract urinary excretions from the body.

Abdomen.

Measure for the content of hydrogen ions (H+) in a solution (values 0 - 14). This determines whether a solution reacts acidically (higher content of H+ ions, values 0 - 7) or basically (lower content of H+ ions, values 7 - 14).

Engulfing and destruction of particulate matter by phagocytes.

Natural healing science in the broadest sense of the term, in which the natural healing powers of the body are consciously activated.

Plasma volume replacement solution which in addition to the administered volume also brings fluid from the intercellular tissue into the blood stream.

Water content of plasma including all substances dissolved therein, without proteins.

Nerve block anesthesia on the peripheral nerve plexus.

A dialyzer that uses a hollow fiber polysulfone membrane for blood cleansing.

Located after the kidney.

Located before the kidney.

Profit participation rights are pecuniary rights that the holder receives from the company issuing such rights. The participation certificate provides confirmation of the holder’s participation rights.

Macromolecules consisting of amino acids. Proteins form the functional mass of living organisms. Examples for human protein are muscle tissue, enzymes, hormones (e.g. insulin) or albumin.