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Medical Textiles - Issue 1, 2012

  • ID: 2072418
  • Report
  • January 2012
  • International Newsletters Ltd
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A monthly update on textiles for medical applications – one of the fastest growing sectors of the technical textiles industry. The only international source of news and information about new products, research, business and patents relating to all uses of textile materials in medical and hygiene applications, Medical Textiles covers technical developments in materials and applications – fibres, yarns and fabrics, equipment, surgical and orthopaedic applications, dental uses, hygiene – together with standards, market and industry news.

This periodical is essential reading for the fibre and textile industry, medical researchers and the medical devices and diagnostics products industry.

Topics covered include (but are not limited to):

- wound treatment
- orthopaedics
- fabrics
- surgical applications
- hygiene
- garments
- prostheses
- and more
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Wound treatment
- Hydrogel-containing absorbent dressing prevents maceration
- Method for manufacturing a viscoelastic bandage

- Polymer Group unveils technology to produce submicron fibres

- New technology claimed to make textiles permanently germ-free

- Absorbent articles comprising nanoparticles
- Absorbent article for men provides a barrier against liquid leakage
- Procter & Gamble continues focus on the Philippines
- Absorbent core has concentrically arranged absorbent regions

Business news
- Fiberweb to sell hygiene business to Petropar of Brazil
- SCA reorganizes hygiene operations

- Advanced wound care technologies to reach US$4.6 billion in 2015
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