Category: Medical Textiles

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Head trauma bandage cap

An emergency haemostatic head trauma bandage cap with a strap system has been developed by First Responder Solutions of Carmel, California, USA.

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Electrospinning completes £4.5m fundraising round

Electrospinning, a UK-based developer and manufacturer of nanofibrous biomaterials for use in tissue regenerative devices, has completed a £4. 5m (US$6.

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Preventing pressure ulcers on a contoured surface

A medical dressing for preventing pressure ulcers has been developed by Mölnlycke Health Care.

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Protection against SARS CoV-2 on hospital textiles

The antimicrobial protection of Sanitized T 99-19 on textiles, with nearly 100% efficacy against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus (Covid-19), has been confirmed by...

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Fibre-based implant for treating life-threatening brain aneurysms

A fibre-based implant that reduces the risks associated with the treatment of brain aneurysms – pathological dilations of the cerebral arteries – is being developed...

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Thuasne acquires Knit-Rite and Therafirm division

Medical devices supplier Thuasne Group has acquired Kansas, USA-based Knit-Rite, which was founded in 1923 and specialises in medical textiles, and its Therafirm division dedicated...

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Expansion for implantable device manufacturer

In response to growing demand, Aran Biomedical, a biomaterials contract manufacturer of proprietary medical devices, is to create 150 jobs over three years and plans...

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Nanofibre coating improves performance of joint prosthesis

Improving implant bone osseointegration of a total joint replacement (TJR) implant is both clinically and economically important, say researchers at the University of Central Oklahoma...

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Woven vascular graft with velour warp yarns

A woven prosthesis, such as a woven vascular graft, in which velour warp yarns are selectively incorporated into a base layer, has been developed by...

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Banding device for stabilising a periprosthetic fracture

An improved implantable banding device for stabilising a periprosthetic fracture is disclosed by biotechnology company Cousin Biotech of Wervicq-Sud, France.

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Biodegradable fabric for disposable medical gowns

Precision Textiles, a supplier of coated fabrics, nonwovens and laminates for the bedding, automotive and healthcare industries, is continuing to develop sustainable products with the...

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Bandage system with decongestion function

A bandage system with a decongestive function for treating disorders of the lymphatic and/or venous system has been developed by Dr Recknagel Gesundheitsservice and Gesundheitszentrum...

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Composite material for wound dressings

In many existing multilayer wound dressings, in which the layers are laminated by an adhesive and/or mechanical lamination, the absorbent layers can swell and expand...

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Fibertex Nonwovens invests in North American market

Aiming to capitalise on rising demand for nonwovens, Aalborg, Denmark-based nonwovens producer Fibertex Nonwovens is investing DKK300m (US$48m) to expand capacity and meet the growing...

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Gird compression tensioning garment with cervical collar

A gird compression garment that provides compressive support extending throughout the cervical and thoracic portions of the spine has been developed by James Earl Jackson...

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Conformable, flexible medical dressing

A medical dressing that is highly flexible and conformable over skin, while maintaining strong adhesive securement over extended periods of time, is disclosed by 3M.

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