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Fiber Technology Products that Help Combat Spread of Superbugs Now Available to the Consumer Market

...protection and is capable of trapping and removing more than 99.99% of bacteria on hard surfaces. PerfectCLEAN® high performance materials are knitted with the highest quality micro-denier filaments made to the company's specification. Produced by a complex manufacturing process, the resulting micros...

TYRX, Inc. Announces 1,000th Implant of AIGISRx(TM) Anti-Bacterial Envelope

...elp reduce surgical site infections (SSI) and create a stable environment for implanted CRMD devices. The AIGISRx CRMD technology is constructed of knitted filaments of polypropylene coated with a proprietary bioresorbable polymer that elutes the antimicrobial agents rifampin and minocycline for a minimum...

8,000 People Join the Team Sarcoma Initiative to Fight a Rare Cancer

... it provides the chance for improvement of sarcoma treatment." Ellen Johnson's father is an angiosarcoma patient. She was one of 26 women who knitted children's chemo caps for 24 hours straight in Tuscaloosa, AL. She said, "The most moving aspect of the Knit-A-Thon was the response I got from t...

British Scientists Develop Artificial Skin

...es of the artificially grown skin - less than an inch-square - onto the arms of six people paving the way for larger scale trials. It quickly knitted with the patients' own skin, and, after a month, the wounds healed up with relatively little scarring, said online edition of Daily Mail quoting a rep...

Modified Ligament Surgery Improves Outcomes Players, Athletes

... technique through which surgeons can gain access to the bone by gently prying apart muscle fibers, similar to the way you can poke a finger through a knitted sweater. He doesn’t have to detach major muscles and, in most cases, the nerve can be left intact, reducing the problems of postoperative nerve damage...
Knitted in Medical Products

VICRYL (polyglactin 910) knitted mesh

Description: Provides reliable strength for temporary wound support. Especially suitable for instances in which compliant and stretchable support material is desired and containment of wound transudate is not required. Predictable absorption. Polyglactin 910 has been found to be inert, nonantigenic, and nonpyro...
Company:Ethicon, Inc.

Hemacarotid Knitted

Description: InterVascular HemaCarotid Patch product line offers the vascular surgeon a complete range of knitted, collagen coated patches in a wide range of sizes for carotid endarterectomy and angioplasty without suture hole bleeding. With dimension 6 x 75 mm....
Company:Datascope Corp.

Hemapatch Knitted

Description: InterVascular HemaPatch product line offers the vascular surgeon a range of collagen coated patches in a range of larger sizes angioplasty, or profundaplasty procedures without suture hole bleeding. With dimension 75 x 75 mm....
Company:Datascope Corp.

SJM Seguin Annuloplasty Ring

Description:... The SJM Sguin annuloplasty ring, a semi-rigid ring, is constructed of a one-piece solid core of ultra-high-weight polyethylene enclosed in a knitted polyester sewing cuff....
Company:St. Jude Medical, Inc.

SJM Tailor Annuloplasty Ring

Description:... The SJM Tailor annuloplasty ring, a fully flexible ring, is constructed of a barium-impregnated silicone strip covered with a knitted polyester sewing cuff....
Company:St. Jude Medical, Inc.

Premilene Mesh - Polypropylene mesh for hernia repair

Description:... Premilene Mesh, made from monofilament polypropylene, is used for hernia repair or for reconstruction of the chest wall. The monofilaments are knitted into an elastic, durable, large pore mesh. Premilene Mesh is characterized by the extreme dimensional stabilityof its thin mesh wall. It adapts optima...
Company:AESCULAP

GenuTrain

Description:... Our most popular knee support, GenuTrain is anatomically knitted for a precise fit and features an incorporated silicone insert. This comfortable, lightweight support relieves knee pain and swelling during sports or...
Company:Bauerfeind USA, Inc.

Comprifix Knee

Description:... Comprifix Knee is a comfortable, lightweight, anatomically knitted knee support with an incorporated donut shaped insert for the reduction of pain and swelling....
Company:Bauerfeind USA, Inc.

AchilloTrain

Description:... AchilloTrain is a comfortable knitted support with a silicone insert alongside the Achilles tendon and under the heel. An additional heel cushion is provided for the unaffected foot. It is...
Company:Bauerfeind USA, Inc.

VICRYL (polyglactin 910) woven mesh

Description:... Provides a more occlusive wrap than VICRYL knitted mesh. Especially suitable for injuries where wound transudate must be contained. Predictable absorption. Polyglactin 910 has been found to be inert, n...
Company:Ethicon, Inc.
Knitted in Biological News

DNA Molecules Used To Assemble Nanoparticles

...different kinds of single dendrimers, these dangling lengths of DNA, typically 34-66 bases long, found complementary sequences on other dendrimers and knitted together, forming barbell shaped two-dendrimer complexes with folate on one end and fluorescence on the other end. Folate receptors are over-expres...
Knitted in Biological Technology

MGuard(TM), InspireMD's Novel Coronary Stent System, was Celebrated by World Leading Interventional Cardiologists at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) in Washington DC, USA, October 12-17 2008

...vice is comprised of an ultra-thin polymer mesh protective sleeve, wrapped around the stent. The protective sleeve is composed of a micron-level-fiber knitted net, engineered in an optimal geometric configuration and designed for utmost flexibility while retaining strength characteristics of the fiber materi...

InspireMD Announces Enrollment of First Patients in the MGuard(TM) Acute Myocardial Infarction Clinical Trial Data Will be Used to Confirm Initial Positive Results

...vice is comprised of an ultra-thin polymer mesh protective sleeve, wrapped around the stent. The protective sleeve is composed of a micron-level-fiber knitted mesh, engineered in an optimal geometric configuration and designed for utmost flexibility while retaining strength characteristics of the fiber mater...

DHC 2007: Hayden says technology creates magic moment for healthcare delivery

...much aligned with improved quality and safety goals rather than who will have access to affordable health insurance. When you look at it, we've really knitted together all of the key elements. WTN : What do you want people to take away from your presentation at DHC? Hayden : This is a magic moment i...
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