Archive: April 2021


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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