Patient Stories

Changing Lives

Traumatic incidents can dramatically change a person’s life forever. In a surgeon’s hands, NovoSorb® BTM can help make a difference on the path to recovery by improving the outcomes of our patients, ultimately changing their lives for the better. Learn how NovoSorb BTM can help enable patients to overcome their traumatic injury.

Paul and Toni-Ann’s Story

BTM in chronic wound Use Plus Minus

Most diabetics will get a wound in their foot during their lifetime.

Many diabetics suffer from wounds that are not only limb-threatening, but life-threatening. By applying BTM, an innovative dermal scaffold that gets absorbed by the body, these two patients with severe foot wounds are back on their feet.

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Alan’s Story

Necrotising fasciitis survivor Plus Minus

When Alan awoke at 2AM, he knew he was in trouble but what he didn’t know was that he only had hours left to live.

At the hospital he was immediately taken into emergency surgery. Necrotising Fasciitis, a deadly soft tissue infection, had spread deep into the tissues of his chest and neck. His surgeon chose NovoSorb BTM because the risk of a biologic was too great in the presence of his infection. Learn how BTM helped Alan in his dramatic recovery.

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Malcolm’s Story

Traumatic foot injury Plus Minus

After the train crushed his foot, Malcolm was told a below the knee amputation was the only solution.

That outcome wasn’t acceptable to Malcolm or his surgeon. BTM helped to re-cover his exposed structures so his body could heal. Today he stands tall despite the injury that knocked him down. learn more about Malcolm’s path to recovery.

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Noah’s Story

Burn survivor Plus Minus

About a month after I got out of hospital I had complete range of movement… I know if it wasn’t for BTM I wouldn’t be how I am today.

Noah doesn’t remember the sound of the explosion. But he does remember waking up on fire as the flames burned through his gasoline-soaked skin. Noah received full thickness burns to over half of his body potentially altering the trajectory of this young man’s life. Thanks to the capable hands of his surgeon and NovoSorb BTM, Noah fully recovered and walked out of the hospital 51 days later. Learn more about his incredible story.

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