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Secondary Bandage

July 26, 2011 6:27 am | Rg Medical Diagnostics | Product Releases | Comments

The Action Bandage from RG Medical Diagnostics is a new secondary bandage that is designed to hold dressings in place without the need for tape, adhesives, or fasteners. Action Bandage is reusable and constructed from a thermo-elastic polymer that conforms to the contours of the body without constricting, hair pulling, or tearing of the skin.

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Thin Dressing Designed To Improve Conformability

June 13, 2011 5:52 am | Convatec | Product Releases | Comments

ConvaTec introduces a new and improved version of Versiva® XC® dressing. The new Versiva® XC® dressing is thinner and designed to improve the ability to conform to the body.   The new and improved Versiva® XC® dressing includes a thinner layer of adhesive, making it 40% more conformable at its border.

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Barrier Gauze Wound Care Dressings

July 20, 2010 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Quick-Med Technologies, Inc.’s NIMBUS™ (Novel Intrinsically MicroBonded Utility Substrate) employs a family of advanced antimicrobial polymers that destroy bacteria at the cellular level, thereby eliminating the risk of developing drug resistance. Unlike any other microbicide on the market today, NIMBUS works by creating a permanent bond with a multitude of substrates (without leaching) and is less than 10% the cost of similar silver-based antimicrobials.

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Flexible Hemostatic Dressing Improves Comfort And Care

June 28, 2010 6:50 am | Hemcon Medical Technologies, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

HemCon Medical Technologies, Inc. introduces the flexible-by-design, HemCon® Patch for use for external, temporary control of bleeding during interventional and diagnostic cardiac catheterization, interventional radiology, electrophysiology and dialysis access procedures.

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Foam Wound Dressing

May 5, 2010 8:14 am | Derma Sciences | Product Releases | Comments

Derma Sciences, Inc. introduces its new XTRASORB™ Foam dressing. According to the company, the XTRASORB™ Foam has been designed to provide a marked advancement to standard polyurethane foam dressings. The difference is on the outer facing portion of the dressing.

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Barrier Gauze Wound Dressings

February 24, 2010 7:24 am | Derma Sciences | Product Releases | Comments

Derma Sciences, Inc.’s BIOGUARD™ barrier gauze wound dressings have recently been classified by the FDA as Class II medical devices. The newly issued guidance pertains to a wound dressing with permanently bound cationic biocide polyDADMAC, one of the molecular entities covered in nine Quick-Med U.

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Dissolvable Sinus Dressing

February 23, 2010 6:15 am | Arthrocare Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Arthrocare introduces a new Stammberger Foam dissolvable sinus dressing. According to the company, the dressing: Prevents adhesions within the nasal cavities. Controls minor bleeding and minimizes edema,. Eliminates the need for painful post-op removal of packing.

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Barrier Gauze

December 11, 2009 5:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

A study released this month shows this barrier gauze may provide additional safeguards against influenza viruses including H1N1 An independent lab report demonstrated that BIOGUARD™ barrier gauze dressings from Derma Sciences, Inc. exhibit greater than 99.9% inactivation rates against swine flu virus after exposure for 24 hours.

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Dressing for Chronic, Non-Infected Wounds

December 16, 2008 9:36 am | 3M Health Care | Product Releases | Comments

The 3M™ Tegaderm™ Matrix Dressing with PHI™ technology is indicated for use with chronic, non-infected wounds, including diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers (stages II-IV) and venous stasis ulcers and has demonstrated favorable results on hard-to-heal wounds. PHI technology consists of a unique blend of cations found naturally in the body, including potassium, zinc, calcium and rubidium.

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Hemostatic Gauze

December 16, 2008 9:36 am | Lifescience Plus | Product Releases | Comments

BloodSTOP® and BloodSTOP iX PLUS Hemostatic Gauzes are hemostatic agents that work to speed the coagulation of blood by expanding into a gel that adheres to the surface when pressure is applied to seal the wound. BloodSTOP is a water-soluble, natural treatment used to cover the wound and halt the flow of blood while protecting the injured area.

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Hemostatic Wound Dressings

December 16, 2008 9:36 am | Hemcon Medical Technologies, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

HemCon dressings control bleeding by becoming extremely adherent when in contact with blood. The adhesive-like action seals the wound and attracts red blood cells to the bandage, forming a seal that stops hemorrhaging independent of the body's natural clotting process. The bandages and dressings provide a barrier against harmful bacteria naturally because when in contact with the bacteria, the chitosan ruptures the cell walls of gram negative bacteria and prohibits reproduction.

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Antimicrobial Barrier for Surgical Sites

March 12, 2008 9:46 am | Smith & Nephew, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

ACTICOAT Post-Op silver-coated antimicrobial barrier for surgical sites is designed to help manage infection risk following cardiothoracic, orthopedic, soft tissue and other surgical procedures. With potent bactericidal activity and excellent absorption, it can be left in place for up to seven days.

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Antimicrobial Wound Dressings

December 17, 2007 4:31 am | Medline Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

SilvaSorb harnesses the power of ionic silver, releasing silver at a controlled level for broad spectrum antimicrobial action, without harming tissue cells. The ionic silver is suspended in the SilvaSorb dressing to control its release over a period of up to seven days. It offers antimicrobial protection over a broad spectrum of bacteria and fungi, including MRSA and VRE.

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Gauze Packing Strips

April 25, 2007 6:41 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

Curity™ AMD™ woven gauze packing strips have been impregnated with a highly effective yet safe antiseptic, PHMB. They are proven effective against MRSA, VRE and a broad range of bacteria but have no impact on epithelization. AMD Packing Strips come in a one yard package, which makes application easier, minimizes waste and saves time and money.

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Adhesion Barrier for Abdominal & Pelvic Surgery

October 11, 2006 7:09 am | Genzyme Biosurgery | Product Releases | Comments

Seprafilm® Adhesion Barrier is a bioresorbable membrane comprised of chemically-modified HA-CMC. It is intended for use following open abdominal or pelvic surgery, including bariatric procedures, serving as a site-specific, temporary adhesion barrier that physically separates tissue and organs during healing.

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