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Pre-formed parastomal hernia reinforcement mesh

A pre-formed mesh for the repair and/or prevention of a parastomal hernia during ostomy treatment is disclosed by Zhongqiu Zhang of Middlebury, Connecticut, USA.

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Extensible absorbent pads for wound dressings

An improved extensible absorbent pad for a wound dressing has been developed by Medtrade Products of Crewe, Cheshire, UK.

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Bioresorbable membrane for healing internal and external wounds

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC and the Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine ITEM in Germany have developed a bioresorbable...

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Preparing stem cells to become organ tissue

With thousands of people dying waiting for an organ transplant last year and many more on the waiting list, a researcher at North Carolina State...

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Smart stitches reduce infection and simplify post-op monitoring

A new antimicrobial suture material that glows in medical imaging could be a promising alternative for mesh implants and internal stitches.

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Producing custom-fit orthoses quickly and efficiently

The German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF) have developed a digital platform that can be used to produce precisely fitting, flexible textile...

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Implantable medical devices with 3D honeycomb pattern

Implantable medical devices, such as prosthetic heart valves, that include a woven textile made with textured yarn and exhibiting a three-dimensional honeycomb pattern have been...

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Electrospinning Company launches sutureless stent coating division

The Electrospinning Company, a manufacturer of nanofibrous biomaterials for medical devices and regenerative medicine, has launched its new sutureless stent coating division, headed by electrospinning...

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Multi-layer dressing with reduced tackiness over time

A multi-layer wound dressing has been developed by Nevada Medical Solutions of Reno, Nevada, USA.

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Oekotex 100 certification for washable superabsorbent fabrics

Technical Absorbents has achieved Oekotex 100 certification for its washable fabric technology offering.

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