We are not supporting this browser

International wound management guidelines recognise latest emerging evidence1

"Providing high calorie, high protein, arginine, zinc, and antioxidant oral nutritional supplements for adults with a Category/Stage II or greater pressure injury who are malnourished or at a risk of malnutrition"

 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A COPY OF THE QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE

Cubitan demonstrates a significant reduction in PU area - at 4 and 8 weeks2

A randomised, controlled study conducted on 157 malnourished elderly patients, average age of 81, with PU grades II, III, and IV; institutionalised or home care based.

Cubitan: twice as many patients have complete healing by 8 weeks2

The OEST study demonstrates a significant reduction in pressure ulcer area with Cubitan1

  1. National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP), European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP). Prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers: clinical practice guideline. Washington DC: National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel; 2009.
  2. Harris CL. et al. Malnutrition in the institutionalized elderly: the effects on wound healing. Ostomy Wound Manage 2004; 50 (10):54-63.
  3. Scholl D. et al. Nutrient recommendations for wound healing. Journal of Intravenous Nursing 2001; 24 (2): 124-132
  4. Patel GK. et al. The role of nutrition in the management of lower extremity wounds. International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds 2005; 4 (1): 12-22.
  5. Meyer NA. et al. Nutrient support of the healing wound. New Horiz. 1994; 2 (2): 202-214.
  6. Barbul A. et al. Arginine enhances wound healing and lymphocyte immune responses in humans. Surgery 1990; 108 (2): 331-336.
  7. Kirk SJ. et al. Arginine stimulates wound healing and immune function in elderly human beings. Surgery 1993; 114: 155-160.
  8. Thompson C. et al. Nutrients and wound healing: still searching for the magic bullet. Nutrition in Clinical Practice 2005; 20 (3): 331-347.
  9. European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel and Pan Pacific Pressure Injury Alliance. Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers/Injuries: Quick Reference Guide. Emily Haesler (Ed.). EPUAP/NPIAP/PPPIA; 2019.
  10. OEST Study results; Data on file.
  11. Cereda E. et al. Disease-specific nutritional support in malnourished pressure ulcer patients: a randomized, controlled trial. Ann Intern Med 2015.
  12. Neyens J, Cereda E, Rozsos I et al. Effects of an arginine-enriched oral nutritional supplement on the healing of chronic wounds in non-     malnourished patients; a multicenter case series from The Netherlands and Hungary. J Gerontol Geriatr Res, 2017; 6(2).
  13. Cereda E, Neyens J, Caccialanza R et al. Efficacy of a disease-specific nutritional support for pressure ulcer healing: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Nutr Health Ageing, 2017; 21(6): 655-661.

Cubitan is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for the dietary management of malnourished patients with chronic wounds and must be used under medical supervision.

You may also be interested in

Nutricia uses cookies on this website. With your consent we will use them to measure and analyze usage of the website (analytical cookies), to tailor it to your interests (personalisational cookies), and to present you relevant advertising and information (targeting cookies). For more information please read the cookie policy.

Privacy Settings

You can choose your preferences anytime for cookies and tracking. For more information please read our cookie policy.

  • Strictly necessary

    They are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services (setting your privacy preferences, logging in, filling in forms, etc.). You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work.

  • Analytical cookies

    They allow us to count visits and traffic sources, to measure and improve the performance of our site. They show us which pages are the most and least popular and how visitors move around the site. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

  • Personalisation cookies

    They enable website’s enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third parties whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, some or all of these services may not function properly.

  • Targeting cookies

    They may be set through our site by our advertising partners, to build a profile of your interests and to show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.