Is Aliphatic TPU Foam All it's Cracked Up To Be?
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Is Aliphatic TPU Foam All it's Cracked Up To Be?

Polyurethane raw materials themselves have long seen use as dressings in the medical industry, but aliphatic thermoplastic polyurethane (aliphatic TPU) foams are gaining...

Advances in Medical Fiber-Optic Technology May Improve Quality of Care
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Advances in Medical Fiber-Optic Technology May Improve Quality of Care

Advances in medical fiber optics have proven useful in several areas of medical practice including urology, ophthalmology, and cardiology, to name just a few...

Moisture Management in Wound Care: Highlighting MVTR in Films
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Moisture Management in Wound Care: Highlighting MVTR in Films

A wound can be described or defined in many ways: by its source, anatomical location and appearance, whether acute or chronic, by presenting symptoms, and by the method...

Anatomy of Films Used in Bioprocess Bags
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Anatomy of Films Used in Bioprocess Bags

In the early days of disposable medical devices, the biopharmaceutical industry manufactured single-use films made with "off-the-shelf" materials borrowed from other...

The Top Reasons Why Medical Devices Fail
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The Top Reasons Why Medical Devices Fail

Medical device failures are typically the result of deficiencies in safety check procedures or a lack of attention to potential risks in the design process. Often...

The Evolution of US Medical Device Regulation
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The Evolution of US Medical Device Regulation

Medical devices are regulated according to the same legislation as food and pharmaceuticals, under the general organization of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)....

What's New With Nonwovens in the Medical Industry?
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What's New With Nonwovens in the Medical Industry?

The utilization of nonwoven fabrics in the medical field has outpaced woven materials in recent years. Even when traced back to their rapid adoption during WWII,...

Applications of Flexible Materials in Healthcare
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Applications of Flexible Materials in Healthcare

Flexible materials combined with emerging technologies are at the forefront of healthcare innovations. Guiding recent advances are cost concerns, mass-production, and...

Report Shows Medical Foams are Dominating the Wound Care Industry
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Report Shows Medical Foams are Dominating the Wound Care Industry

Proper wound dressings are critical to the healing process. The right dressing prevents infection and creates an environment that supports healthy healing. The global...

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