DESCRIPTION OF THE TREATMENT USING CAPELLI

The scalp cooling system using Capelli in conjunction with the Freddo equipment should be applied in all chemo sections.

STEP BY STEP USE OF CAPELLI

1. Capelli size choice

It is very important that the chosen Capelli is comfortably adapted to the size of the patient. Choose one of the 5 sizes. Protect the patient's ears and ears with cotton and gauze in order to avoid freezing of these regions exposed to cold. It is recommended that the patient go to the bathroom before beginning treatment, thus avoiding interruptions in the cooling process.It is very important that the chosen Capelli is comfortably adapted to the size of the patient. Choose one of the 5 sizes. Protect the patient's ears with cotton and gauze in order to avoid freezing of these regions exposed to cold. It is recommended that the patient go to the bathroom before beginning treatment, thus avoiding interruptions in the cooling process.

2. Wet hair thoroughly with clean water

Fundamental for scalp cooling and treatment success. If possible, ask the patient to come with hair washed from home. Oily hair may decrease the chance of treatment success.Fundamental for scalp cooling and treatment success. If possible, ask the patient to come with hair washed from home. Oily hair may decrease the chance of treatment success.

3. Put the Capelli on the patient

Ask the patient to fit the Capelli, increasing the sensation of comfort of the same.Ask for the patient to fit the Capelli, increasing the comfort sensation of the same.

4. Connect the hose

Insert the tip of the Freddo equipment hose into the Capelli through the quick-connect fitting. Make sure it is tightly coupled.Insert the tip of the Freddo equipment hose into the Capelli through the quick-coupling. Make sure it is tightly coupled.

5. Start cooling

Press the "PLAY" button on the Freddo equipment panel to start production of extremely cold air. Confirm with patient about your comfort for the cooling application time interval.Press the "PLAY" button on the Freddo equipment panel to start production of extremely cold air. Choose air speed level 1 (lower). Confirm with patient about its comfort for the entirely time interval of the cooling application.

6. End of treatment

Activate the "PAUSE" button on the Freddo panel, ending the treatment and keeping the equipment in stand-by mode, waiting for next treatment. Gently remove the patient's Capeli. The treatment is complete.

Activate the "PAUSE" button on the Freddo panel, ending the treatment and keeping the equipment waiting for the next treatment. Gently remove Capelli from the patient. The treatment is complete.

scalp temperature plot during chemotherapy treatment using Capelli