Latest Medical Textiles News

2023 09 01 Vestakeep DB21629

Carbon fibre reinforced PEEK filament for 3D printed medical implants

Speciality chemicals producer Evonik has introduced a carbon fibre reinforced polyetheretherketone filament for use in long-term, three-dimensional printed medical implants.

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Suture with adaptable surface characteristics

Suture materials that are configured to undergo a change in surface texture and/or surface visual presentation responsive to implantation have been developed by Medos International,...

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Medical dressing for pressure ulcer prevention

A medical dressing suitable for the prevention of pressure ulcers, such as at the sacrum region, has been developed by Mölnlycke Health Care of Gothenburg, Sweden....

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Patch2Patient project exploits benefits of FPP

The necessary base technologies for establishing a digital, flexible and automated value chain for the production of composite medical products, such as prosthetics and orthotics,...

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Implantable devices with low-profile composite coverings

An implantable medical device, such as a heart valve replacement device, with a low-profile composite covering that is attached to a substrate without sutures is...

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Bespoke knitted compression garment

A method of making a bespoke knitted compression garment is described by Advanced Therapeutic Materials of Manchester, UK.

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Conformable medical dressing allows better handling

A conformable medical dressing is disclosed by 3M in which the carrier construction allows for better handling of the dressing during application.

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Personal care product enables up to 50% reduction in plastic content

Fibertex Personal Care has launched a new product that is said to enable an up to 50% reduction in the volume of plastics in diapers,...

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Enhanced components for absorbent disposables

Personal hygiene solutions provider Ontex is introducing new innovations to its growing baby pants and adult pants businesses, both of which continue to achieve double-digit...

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Leak-proof spiral tampon receives FDA approval

Sequel Spiral, a spiral tampon that offers a patented, leak-proof design, has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration as a medical device,...

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