Category: Medical Textiles

Spectra MG biofibre

Coloured suture improves visual contrast in critical surgical procedures

Honeywell is expanding its Spectra MG biofibre portfolio with a blue-hued fibre that provides a strong visual aid to better differentiate between multiple suture sets...

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Dressing materials for moderate to heavily exuding wounds

A wound dressing for treating moderate to heavily exuding wounds is disclosed by Advanced Medical Solutions.

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Adhesive wound dressing for tips of fingers or toes

An adhesive wound dressing that can be applied to the extremities of a human body while applying some tension onto the wound has been developed...

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FDA clears antibiotic-embedded hernia mesh

Ariste Medical has achieved US Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance to market its drug-embedded, polypropylene hernia mesh in the US.

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Personal hygiene wipes honoured with IDEA Achievement Award

LifeSavers Wipes received the IDEA Short-Life Product Achievement Award at the IDEA event for nonwovens and engineered fabrics held in March in Miami Beach, Florida,...

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Bandages for the treatment of diabetic ulcers

A team of Russian scientists from the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) MISIS, Moscow, and the Institute of Cytology and Genetics of SB...

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Joint development of nonwovens for use in stem cell culture

Mitsui Chemicals has launched a project with FullStem for the joint development of high-performance nonwovens to be used in the high-density, large-scale culture of stem...

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Ultrathin coating process for film/nonwoven composites

Reifenhäuser Cast Sheet Coating, a producer of cast film, sheet extrusion and extrusion coating lines, showcased a new production process for film/nonwoven composites with low...

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Oro-nasal patient interface

An oro-nasal interface that features a frame including a textile material and a seal-forming structure provided to the frame has been developed by ResMed of...

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Synthetic fabric material for prosthetic heart valves

Synthetic fabric materials that can be used in various medical devices, particularly collapsible/expandable prosthetic heart valves useful for delivery through a catheter or trocar, have...

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Arm compression garment

An improved arm compression garment that provides more than one level of compression throughout the bodice and arms has been developed by underwear producer Spanx.

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Sustainable and absorbent washable diaper pad

Diaper manufacturer Sumo, founded in 2019 in Berlin, Germany, has partnered with German viscose fibre maker Kelheim Fibres to develop a sustainable and high-performance absorbent...

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Flat suture of varying cross-section

A method of forming a suture having various cross-sectional shapes is disclosed by medical technologies corporation Stryker.

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Bandages or tapes with improved extensibility

Dressings, such as bandages or tapes that are extensible so as to conform to a body contour at a wound surface upon stretching of the...

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Coating for hospital fabrics kills coronavirus and E. coli

Canadian scientists have developed an inexpensive, non-toxic coating for almost any fabric that is claimed to decrease the infectivity of the virus that causes Covid-19...

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Reusable and biodegradable menstrual underwear wins award

Reusable and biodegradable menstrual underwear (so-called period pants) made with viscose fibres has been developed by a researcher working at Hof University of Applied Sciences.

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