What is The SHOWER SHIRT™?
A post-surgical, water resistant garment designed to protect Mastectomy drains and Hemodialysis Catheters (for ESRD patients) from water while showering.
Why use The SHOWER SHIRT™?
To reduce the risk of infection. Mastectomy drains and Hemodialysis Catheters (for ESRD patients) act as portals for bacteria to enter wound sites, increasing the risk of post-surgical infections. Physicians routinely instruct patients NOT TO shower without protection.
How does The SHOWER SHIRT™ help?
The ability to bathe appropriately can reduce stress and anxiety for patients, while also reducing the risk of infection. The Shower Shirt can be used for showering after a mastectomy or showering with dialysis catheters.
Is The SHOWER SHIRT™ only for mastectomy patients?
NO. The SHOWER SHIRT™ is designed for use after any procedure involving surgical drains or catheters. In addition to Mastectomy and Hemodialysis patients, The SHOWER SHIRT™ is used by patients with the following conditions: Click here
Is the SHOWER SHIRT™ covered by Medicare?
The SHOWER SHIRT™ is now covered by Medicare for End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients needing to protect hemodialysis catheters from water while showering.
We will continue to fight for coverage for Mastectomy patients.