Covestro’s Baymedix are new polyurethane raw materials for wound care to help with the healing process. more


Industry body, MedTech Europe, believe the new adopted healthcare report released by the European Parliament still avoids calls for improved monitoring of patient safety at a national level. more


Rip the plaster off: Bayer MaterialScience says it has developed a new material combination for “advanced wound care”, which it will unveil during Compamend in in Dusseldorf, Germany from November 12 to 14. more


Vancive Medical Technologies and CareFusion have announced an exclusive agreement for the licensing and distribution of Vancive’s BeneHold chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) antimicrobial adhesive technology for applications in vascular access. more


At Compamed in Germany in November, polymer manufacturer Bayer MaterialScience's Epurex Films subsidiary will present a range of medical TPU films, including its Bayfol UX502 and Platilon brands. more


Q Urological Hydrogel Catheter

Source: Q Urological.

Hydrogels are non-sticky colloidal substances made of water and solids, created by chemical cross-linking or by mixing polymer and water and then exposing this to an electron beam. Hydrogel specialist Alliqua writes about uses in woundcare. more


Surgical hands

Source: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Japanese research has led to the development of nanosheets the thickness of a cell membrane which control vena cava bleeding in rabbits. more