06855135 is referenced by 306 patents and cites 257 patents.

A wound dressing member is provided for use in a vacuum bandage connected to a vacuum source. The wound dressing member is also provided for use with a wound having a wound surface. The wound dressing member includes a wound facing surface adapted to be in contact with and generally conform to the wound surface and a plurality of discrete holes formed in the wound facing surface. The member further includes a port configured to communicate with the vacuum source and with each hole formed in the wound facing surface. The wound dressing member further includes a stand-off having interconnected portions coupled to the wound facing surface and configured to provide a space between the wound facing surface and the wound surface.

Title
Vacuum therapy and cleansing dressing for wounds
Application Number
10/144504
Publication Number
6855135 (B2)
Application Date
May 13, 2002
Publication Date
February 15, 2005
Inventor
James R Risk Jr
Fountaintown
IN, US
Robert Petrosenko
Batesville
IN, US
Jeffrey S Lockwood
Batesville
IN, US
Agent
Barnes & Thornburg
Assignee
Hill Rom Services
DE, US
IPC
A61M 001/00
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