Category: Medical Textiles

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Electrospinning for cardiovascular disease

UK-based Electrospinning is supporting Aortyx to develop an endovascular patch that has the potential to treat aortic dissection, a life-threatening cardiovascular disease in which the...

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Stylish incontinence underwear launched

Global hygiene and health products company Essity has launched a form-fitting incontinence underwear product designed to look like real underwear and designed with a superabsorbent...

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Nonwoven fabric swab with soft and spongy touch

A surgical swab composed of at least two layers of nonwoven fabric and an inner layer of textile polymer net has been developed by Bastos...

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Skirt assembly for implantable prosthetic valve

An implantable prosthetic heart valve is disclosed by Edwards Lifesciences of Irvine, California, USA.

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Haemostatic dressing for large surface wounds

A method to effect rapid haemostatic response and control haemorrhage by introducing a haemostatic composition into a bleeding wound cavity has been developed by RevMedx.

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Sealant patch to stem bleeding during surgery

A haemostatic sealant patch made using an advanced textile impregnation technology could soon be used to resolve complex bleeding in patients undergoing general surgery.

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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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