Category: Medical Textiles

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Warming garment for relieving menstrual pain

Warm clothing that alleviates menstrual or other pain in the lower abdomen and back has been developed by Body Moody of Prague, Czech Republic.

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Prosthesis for abdominal wall hernia repair

An improved prosthesis for abdominal wall hernia repair, particularly via laparoscopy, has been developed by Medtronic Sofradim Production of Trévoux, France.

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Bandages or tapes with improved extensibility

Bandages or tapes with improved extensibility have been developed by Johnson & Johnson Consumer of Skillman, New Jersey, USA.

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Transcatheter aortic valve replacement drape launched

US healthcare company Medline Industries has introduced a transcatheter aortic valve replacement drape, the latest addition to the company’s surgical drape product range designed to...

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SHL Healthcare sets up Textile Center of Excellence

Textile centre of excellence for medtech opened in Sweden

SHL Healthcare has established a textile centre of excellence in Borås, Sweden, to extend and streamline support for early project phases in collaboration with customers.

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Myant adds new technologies to textile computing platform

Toronto, Canada-based Myant is partnering with Osmotex to bring new technology to the rapidly evolving textile computing industry.

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Woven heart valve without post-fabrication

The Techtextil Innovation Award 2022 in the New Product category went to the Institute of Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology (ITM) at the...

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New material for surgical dressings can prevent recurrence of melanoma

A new type of dressing for the post-surgical treatment of melanoma has been created by UK scientists, who have discovered a new method for making...

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Danish start-up launches reusable period pad

A Danish start-up is pioneering reusable menstrual products to help women go plastic-free on their period.

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Mesh implants made of elastic titanium

Exhibiting at the Techtextil exhibition in June, Titanium Textiles develops, manufactures and distributes a range of products based on a unique microwire technology, which has...

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Project to develop personalised smart dressings

Professor Mehdi Tavakoli, knowledge transfer manager of the UK’s National Health Service infrastructure, medtech and therapies, has been invited to chair an advisory board and...

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Multifunctional bandage helps wounds to heal

A film that protects wounds and helps them to heal quickly, repels bacteria, dampens inflammation, releases active pharmaceutical ingredients in a targeted manner and ultimately...

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Reusable gown eases supply chain issues

The personal protective equipment shortages brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic proved to be an opportunity for a Virginia, USA, health system to not only...

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Compression sleeve comprising viscoelastic yarns

A compression sleeve for application circumferentially around a limb to exert therapeutic pressure on the limb for the treatment of oedema and other venous and...

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Compression garment for the leg and/or foot

An improved compression garment for applying a compressive force to an extremity, in particular to the leg and/or foot of a wearer, for abating an...

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Foam dressing to help pressure injury prevention

Medline has introduced an updated version of its Optifoam Gentle EX foam dressing to aid in reducing pressure injuries.

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