Endo-SPONGE® Endoluminal Vacuum Therapy

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Minimally invasive method for the treatment of anastomotic leakage

The Endo-SPONGE® is a minimally invasive method for the treatment of anastomotic leak in the low rectal area. The cavity is drained by the endoscopically introduced Endo-SPONGE® system with Redyrob® TRANS PLUS. The open pores of the sponge allow the suction to be transferred over all tissue in contact with the sponge surface.

Advantages

  • Continuous drainage, no build up of secretion
  • Debridement, rapid cleaning of the wound cavity
  • Promotes granulation
  • Mechanically reduces the size of the wound cavity
  • Controls infection

Advantages for the patient

  • High level of acceptance
  • High compliance
  • No unpleasant odours
  • Outpatient treatment possible in some cases

Treatment criteria

  • Localized lower abdominal peritonitis
  • Endoscopically accessible leakage
  • Sufficient drainage
  • Rapid clinical improvement in patient's condition

Indication

  • Anastomotic leak following colo-rectal surgery with anastomosis in the area of the lower pelvic area (extraperitoneal position)
  • Hartmann’s stump leak in the area of the lower pelvic
    area (extraperitoneal position)