Archive: June 2023

New Nonwoven Microcarriers x1000

Nonwoven microcarriers for large-scale cell culture

Japan-based Teijin Frontier, the Teijin Group’s fibres and products converting company, has developed nonwoven microcarriers that enable fast, large-scale, high-quality cell culture.

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Carbon footprint of products used in common surgical operations

A new analysis of the carbon footprint of products used in the five most common surgical operations carried out in the National Health Service in…

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Healing chronic wounds using glass fibres

Researchers at the UK’s University of Birmingham have demonstrated that silver retains antimicrobial activity longer when impregnated into “bioactive glass”, and they have shown how…

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Prosthesis for inguinal hernia repair

A preformed three-dimensional prosthesis for use in the repair of inguinal hernias, such as direct inguinal hernias, indirect inguinal hernias and/or femoral inguinal hernias, is…

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Breathable, wool-based adhesive bandage

A breathable adhesive bandage, sticking plaster or plaster that includes wool for dressing small cuts, wounds, blisters, burns, etc.

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Spun-fibre heart valve controls blood flow

Researchers at the Wyss Institute and the Harvard John A Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have created an implantable heart valve that grows…

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FDA clearance for ligament reinforcement

Artelon has announced US Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance of FlexBand, FlexPatch and FlexBand Plus for ligament repair surgery in addition to tendon repairs.

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