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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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Artificial muscle massage garment

An improved artificial muscle massage garment for the treatment of lymphoedema has been developed by Essity Hygiene and Health.

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Antimicrobial dressing stimulates epithelial cell growth

An improved tissue dressing material that consists of chitosan or a chitosan-comprising composition has been developed by biotechnology company Medoderm of Mainz, Germany.

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Sutures that can deliver drugs or sense inflammation

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have designed “smart” sutures that not only hold tissue in place, but also detect inflammation and release drugs.

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Slim disposable absorbent underpants launched in India

Friends, the flagship brand of Indian disposable hygiene product manufacturer Nobel Hygiene, has launched what is claimed to be the country’s first “slim” disposable absorbent...

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Slowly resorbable synthetic hernia mesh

A slowly resorbable synthetic hernia mesh that is claimed to be cheaper and more efficacious compared with biological mesh for use in the repair of...

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Knitted robotic textile for hand oedema patients

Researchers at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, USA, have developed a knitted wearable tool to treat hand oedema – swelling caused by excess fluid...

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Medical Textiles events

Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress

13-15 September 2023

Dornbirn, Austria

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14-17 November 2023

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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22-25 November 2023

Shanghai Pudong, China

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