- Manufacturer: The Shower Shirt Co.
- Product Name: The Shower Shirt
- Color*: Black
- Sizes: Small/Medium (4-12); Large/X-Large (14-20)
- Packaging: One Shirt per package
Also available in White The Shower Shirt, White
Features of The Shower Shirt™
The Shower Shirt™
- Designed for use after breast/chest surgery requiring drains
- Velcro-close pockets in the shirt support weight of drains
- Velcro-close loops support drain tubes to keep them in place
- Velcro adjustable mock turtleneck lined with soft micro fiber material prevents water entry
- Drawstring closure at neck prevents water entry
- Collar is lined with comfortable soft microfiber material
- Elasticized sleeves fit snugly just above elbow and loosely under arm to avoid pressure on tubes sutured to armpit
- Available Colors: White, Black
- Sizes: Small/Medium (4-12), Large/X-Large (14-20)
- Machine washable, water-resistant nylon material
The Shower Shirt™ is a post-surgical, water-resistant garment designed by Lisa Crites, a breast cancer patient who had undergone a bi-lateral mastectomy, followed by breast reconstruction surgery:
"My goal is to make other women feel better after the physical trauma of having their
breasts amputated. It stands to reason that if the patient feels better physically, then they will feel better emotionally, something that's severely needed after
Why use The Shower Shirt™?
To reduce the risk of infection. Mastectomy drains and hemodialysis catheters act as protals for bacteria to enter wound sites, increasing the risk of post-surgical infections. Physicians routinely instruct patients not to shower without protection.
Which situations can benefit from using The Shower Shirt™?
- Post mastectomy
- Hemodialysis catheters
- SAVI™ Radiation Therapy
- Abdominal hernia with post-surgical drains
- Central Lines
- Wound vacs, infusion pumps, external catheters
- Lung surgery
- Cardio-thoracic surgery
- Feeding tubes and colostomy bags
We at MetroMedicalOnline.com are dedicated to finding the perfect mastectomy products for our customers and we believe in and stand by all of the products we offer. With a dedication to quality and comfort, we only offer products that pass our own rigorous standards and have been backed by many industry insiders including our professional fitters as well as our customers’ feedback and testimonials. We do not offer products that we ourselves would not buy and believe in setting the standard in quality and reliability in the women’s healthcare industry.
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