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2014-05-02 12:26:44

CLEVELAND, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arteriocyte, Inc., a leading biotechnology company with offices in Cleveland, Ohio and Hopkinton, Massachusetts, announced approval from the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a Phase I, clinical trial using its MAGELLAN(®) Bio-Bandage((TM) )technology in the treatment of Acute Deep Partial Thickness Thermal Injuries. The FDA Investigational Device Exemption (IDE 15921) allows Arteriocyte to initiate clinical evaluation of Autologous...

2014-03-17 23:04:51

Sorbion, specialists in modern wound treatment, to distribute Silverlon® wound dressings to Western Europe markets. Geneva, IL (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Argentum Medical, manufacturer of Silverlon® wound dressings, has signed a distribution agreement with sorbion GmbH & Co. KG (“sorbion”) to distribute its silver nylon wound, burn, and negative pressure dressings to certain markets in Western Europe. Silverlon® wound dressings have a permanently plated metallic...

2013-10-03 09:26:15

Researchers from Université Laval's Faculty of Medicine and CHU de Québec have shown that it is possible to treat venous ulcers unresponsive to conventional treatment with wound dressings made from human skin grown in vitro. A study published recently in the journal Advances in Skin and Wound Care demonstrates how this approach was successfully used to treat venous lower-extremity ulcers in patients who had been chronically suffering from such wounds. About 1% of the population suffers...

2013-09-01 23:04:28

Healdsburg District Hospital (http://www.healdsburgdistricthospital.org) and its Wound Care Program headed by Dr. Daniel Rose brings the only Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Chamber to Sonoma County and with an influx of patients, the program is expanding. Dr. Rose, a pioneer in skin graft technology is on the forefront of new medical research and hopes to unveil his skin graft technology, the fenestrator. Healdsburg, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 After two years of success and innovation with...

2013-07-25 23:02:10

New skin grafting procedure revolutionizes wound closure. Layton, Utah (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Davis Hospital and Medical Center’s Hyperbaric and Wound Center is the first center in the western United States to provide the CelluTome™ Epidermal Harvesting System for skin grafting. Unlike traditional split-thickness skin grafting that requires the use of a much larger area of skin from the donor site, CelluTome™ technology offers a precise, simplified, and minimally invasive option for...

Microneedle Adhesive Invented By Scientists
2013-04-16 13:34:41

Brigham and Women's Hospital Inspired by spiny-headed worms, scientists invent microneedle adhesive more than 3x stronger than surgical staples in skin graft fixation A parasitic worm may hold the answer to keeping skin grafts firmly in place over wounds, according to a new study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). The study will be published in the April 16, 2013 issue of Nature Communications. The research team, led by Jeffrey Karp, PhD, BWH Division of...

Cell-Based Therapy Helps Leg Ulcers Heal In The Form Of Spray-On Skin
2012-08-03 08:47:53

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A topical spray containing a unique formula of living human cells developed and studied by US and Canadian researchers has been shown to provide a 52 percent greater chance of healing chronic venous leg ulcers than treatment with compression bandages alone. Findings of the study are published in the latest issue of the journal The Lancet. Leg ulcers, painful open wounds that can last for months without proper treatment, are...

2012-07-16 14:02:10

In a collaboration among researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC), Shriners Hospitals for Children—Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, burn and skin specialists have shown that use of a pulsed-dye laser tool improves the appearance, texture and elasticity of burn scars. The study, published online ahead of print in the journal Dermatological Surgery, compared the use of the pulsed-dye laser and compression therapy on scars against compression therapy...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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