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What is a Baseplate

10/11/2022
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A baseplate adheres to your peristomal (around the stoma) skin, helping protect your skin from stoma output, and attaching the pouch to your body.

In a two-piece system, the baseplate is separate from the pouch; in a one-piece system they are combined together.

Baseplates include:

  • Standard wear: Best for colostomy.
  • Extended wear: Designed to provide greater protection from stoma output for people living with an ileostomy or urostomy as output can cause skin irritation.

Baseplate openings vary in fashion, including:

  • Cut-to-fit: Can be cut to accommodate your unique stoma size.
  • Pre-cut: Available in a wide variety of sizes to accommodate your stoma, without the need for cutting.
  • Mouldable: By moulding around the stoma, this skin barrier creates a snug fit designed to provide greater leakage protection than traditional baseplates.

Convatec baseplates come in the following varieties:

  • Stomahesive® technology for standard wear.
  • Durahesive® technology  for extended wear.
  • Convatec Moldable Technology™ baseplate for a customised fit.
  • Modified versions of Stomahesive® and  Durahesive® technologies are found on our one-piece products. These modified adhesives provide skin protection, but are designed for more frequent pouching system changes.

One-piece adhesive systems

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Two-piece adhesive skin barrier

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