Archive: October 2020


Haemostatic dressing for gunshot wounds

A wound dressing with haemostatic, coagulation-promoting and biocidal properties for treating gunshot wounds in particular has been developed by Speed Care Mineral of Neubrandenburg, Germany.

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Textile-engineered prostheses

Methods for making improved textile-engineered prostheses, such as tracheas, vascular grafts and bioreactor containers, have been developed by Secant Group.

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High-protection medical fabric range enhanced

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has launched TrustShield Biological, a personal protective apparel medical fabric designed to shield against hazardous pathogens in the operating room, and clinical and laboratory...

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Textile-based monitoring in paediatric clinical study

Myant has started a clinical study at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in its hometown of Toronto, Canada.

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Multi-layer liquid-absorbing assembly

A multi-layer liquid-absorbing textile assembly for use in feminine hygiene products and incontinence undergarments is disclosed by RSD Holdings of Auckland, New Zealand.

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Porous catheter for intravascular blood pump reduces ingrowth

A catheter for an intravascular blood pump has been developed by Abiomed Europe of Aachen, Germany.

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