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Latest Negative pressure wound therapy Stories

2009-05-07 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) and its subsidiary Tissue Repair Company (TRC) today announced significant new formulation enhancements for its Excellarate(TM) product candidate that are designed to simplify and broaden the use of Excellarate for diabetic ulcers, and also expand the potential applicability into a number of additional wound healing market opportunities, including pressure and venous stasis ulcers, as well as major surgical and...

2009-05-05 14:01:00

-- Company also announces launch of Ohiomedicalnpwt.com GURNEE, Ill., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Medical Corporation(R) introduced its new MoblVac(R) portable wound care pump system with TruSeal(TM) Link technology for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) at the annual meeting of the Advanced Wound Care and Wound Healing Society (SAWC) symposium in Grapevine, TX last week. Reaction was extremely positive from the physicians and nurses on-hand, who liked the design of a complete Negative...

2009-05-05 07:00:00

ADDISON, Texas, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ULURU Inc. (NYSE AMEX: ULU) announced today that clinical evidence utilizing Altrazeal(TM) Nanoflex Transforming Powder Dressing has been published in the respected peer-reviewed publication, International Wound Journal. The article, which is the first peer-review publication detailing clinical experience using Altrazeal(TM), was authored by a team of clinicians and scientists working at Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance ("SALSA") at the...

2009-04-24 11:13:00

12 Posters on Smith & Nephew NPWT to be Presented at Symposium on Advanced Wound Care ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew Inc's (LSE: SN; NYSE: SNN) Advanced Wound Management division announced today that nine clinical posters featuring its Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) products will be presented at next week's Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) and Wound Healing Society Meeting. The poster session is open from 7:30 to 9:00am on...

2009-03-05 06:00:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew Inc's Advanced Wound Management division (LSE: SN; NYSE: SNN) today announced the U.S. launch of its next Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) product, the new RENASYS(TM) GO, designed to address the needs of clinicians and their active, mobile patients. With the recently launched RENASYS(TM) EZ, Smith & Nephew now offers NPWT devices for the continuum of wound care. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently...

2009-02-24 06:00:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's Advanced Wound Management division (LSE: SN; NYSE: SNN) today announced the U.S. launch of its new RENASYS(TM) EZ Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) system, designed to address the needs of wound care professionals and patients, and allow clinicians to exercise their own best clinical judgment in NPWT with confidence. Smith & Nephew will preview the RENASYS(TM) EZ at the American Academy of Orthopaedic...

2008-12-18 08:00:00

ConvaTec Acquires Exclusive Worldwide Rights for a Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System SKILLMAN, N.J., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, announced today it has signed a long-term global exclusive license agreement with Boehringer Technologies to market and distribute Boehringer's Engenex(R) Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) System incorporating Bio-Dome(TM) Interface...

2008-12-11 06:00:00

Launch extends range of treatment options and empowers wound care professionals to use their clinical judgment to choose what is best for the patient, the wound and the care setting. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Advanced Wound Management Division of Smith & Nephew (LSE: SN; NYSE: SNN) is pleased to announce the introduction of a foam dressing kit for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT). The new dressing kits will be launched in the market in the first...

2008-07-29 09:01:15

Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (NYSE: KCI) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with 3M Health Care for the supply of 3M(TM) Tegaderm(TM) brand transparent film dressings for inclusion in KCI kits with KCI's V.A.C.(R) Therapy System in the treatment of complex, hard-to-heal wounds. The newly-designed 3M(TM) Tegaderm(TM) dressing, configured exclusively for use with V.A.C.(R) Therapy, will provide a skin-friendly interface that conforms to the body and flexes with skin for greater...

2008-07-15 21:00:30

Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (NYSE: KCI) today announced that V.A.C.(R) Therapy will remain available for Medicare patients in the home as a result of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008, which was enacted into law by Congress on July 15, 2008. The Act delays and significantly modifies the Competitive Bidding Program of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Key provisions of the Act affecting KCI include: -- Exemption of Negative Pressure Wound...