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Medical Textiles

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Now published by TMS, Medical Textiles is a monthly update on the use of textiles and nonwovens for medical, hygiene and healthcare applications – one of the fastest growing sectors of the technical textiles industry.

Each issue covers technical developments in materials and applications – fibres, yarns and fabrics, equipment, surgical and orthopaedic applications, dental uses and hygiene – together with standards, market and industry news.

Medical Textiles is essential reading for the fibre and textile industry, medical researchers, and the medical devices and diagnostics products industry.

ISSN 1878-7002

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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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