Category: Medical Textiles

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Implantable medical devices with 3D honeycomb pattern

Implantable medical devices, such as prosthetic heart valves, that include a woven textile made with textured yarn and exhibiting a three-dimensional honeycomb pattern have been...

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Electrospinning Company launches sutureless stent coating division

The Electrospinning Company, a manufacturer of nanofibrous biomaterials for medical devices and regenerative medicine, has launched its new sutureless stent coating division, headed by electrospinning...

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Multi-layer dressing with reduced tackiness over time

A multi-layer wound dressing has been developed by Nevada Medical Solutions of Reno, Nevada, USA.

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Oekotex 100 certification for washable superabsorbent fabrics

Technical Absorbents has achieved Oekotex 100 certification for its washable fabric technology offering.

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Scar-reducing bandage with force-applying spring

A scar-reducing bandage (or sticking plaster) that can be used in the case of hypertrophic scars and keloids has been developed by Adrian Giger, chief...

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Antimicrobial cotton textile with copper ions in nanofibres

A transdisciplinary and multi-institutional research team in the US has developed a new antimicrobial cotton textile with copper (Cu) ions incorporated into the cotton structure...

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Textile sensor protects against pressure injuries

A medical device for determining oxygen saturation in a tissue and designed to protect against pressure injuries has been developed by the University of Bern,...

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Compression garment for lymphoedema treatment

A compression and/or contention garment for the treatment of genital and/or pelvic lymphoedema is disclosed by Thuasne of Levallois-Perret, France.

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Flexible absorbent and stable bandage

An absorbent and stable bandage that can be used in a variety of applications has been developed by Biodaptive Advanced Materials of Ronkonkoma, New York,...

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Wound dressing containing multi-ply knitted fabric

A wound dressing that contains a multi-ply knitted fabric has been developed by textiles and chemicals manufacturer Milliken & Co of Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA.

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New material helps diabetic wounds heal quickly

Researchers from the UK’s University of Nottingham have discovered a new class of polymer that can provide instructions to both immune and non-immune cells to...

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Nanofibre aerogels for accelerated diabetic wound healing

Scientists from the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation and the University of Nebraska Medical Center have developed a fibrous aerogel that is claimed to provide...

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Compression stockings with cooling effect

Three-in-one stockings that address needs in both the medical and sports sectors have been developed by Carols LLC of Mason, Ohio, USA.

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Estonian start-up heals wounds with nanotechnology

Scientists at a laboratory in Tallinn, Estonia, have discovered, quite by accident, a solution that is said to treat infections eight times better than those...

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Two-layer compression bandage for treating diabetic ulcers

A two-layer compression bandage for treating diabetic ulcers has been developed by KOB of Wolfstein, Germany.

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Foot orthosis with integrated footbed

Researchers at the German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF) are developing a novel foot orthosis with an integrated footbed for patients with...

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