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2014-06-09 12:30:37

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: China Wound and Tissue Management Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/china_wound_tissue_management_market.html In 2012, the sutures market represented the largest proportion of the total wound closure market.The wound closure market includes sutures, staplers, ligating clip appliers, cyanoacrylate-based tissue adhesives and wound closure...

2014-04-04 12:27:05

AMIRIM, Israel, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Via Surgical Ltd. [http://www.viasurgical.com ], a leading developer of hernia mesh fixation technologies, today announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance to commercialize FasTouchTM. FasTouch fixation system is intended for fixation of prosthetic material to soft tissues in various minimally invasive and open surgical procedures such as hernia repairs. The FasTouch delivers uniquely designed suture-like...

2014-03-31 16:26:21

At almost $500 a stitch, hospital emergency room visits for minor lacerations are creating bigger demand for urgent care. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MD Now Urgent Care - a leading provider of urgent care services in South Florida remains at the forefront of affordable urgent care. According to a December 2, 2013 New York Times article, emergency rooms have become the big moneymakers for most hospitals in the last decade. Minor lacerations are one area where...

2014-03-12 08:30:26

PITTSBURGH, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohera Medical, Inc.(®), a leading innovator and developer of absorbable surgical adhesives and sealants, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued the Company patent number 8,652,293, titled "Hydrophilic Biodegradable Adhesives." The patent relates to a broad platform of novel adhesives including the Company's initial commercial product TissuGlu(®) Surgical Adhesive, a surgical adhesive used for large...

2013-09-21 23:01:43

Opportunities in Advanced Wound Closure market research report says global market for wound closure products was worth approximately US$6.3 billion in 2012 and rose by 4% compared with 2011 levels. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 The principal drivers of advanced wound closure market growth are the rising numbers of surgical procedures being performed globally and the increasing adoption of advanced biosurgery products such as surgical sealants and haemostats by clinicians. There...

2013-07-30 23:22:32

Spectrum Surgical is pleased to offer gold-handled needle holder repair and refurbishing services to veterinary centers. Stow, OH (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp is pleased to offer repair and refurbishing services for gold-handled, tungsten carbide needle holders. All needle holder jaws wear out over time, in the tread/jaw surface area with normal suturing. The good news is that gold-handle needle holder jaws are made of tungsten carbide and can be easily...

2013-04-24 23:03:58

AD Surgical brings in two new non-absorbable sutures for different clinical applications. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 Today, AD Surgical announced the addition of Cable Nylon and Polyester sutures to its growing line of UNIFY® Surgical Sutures. UNIFY® Surgical Suture is a top-rated product with quality comparable to those of the market leader Ethicon®*, but at a significantly lower cost. "AD Surgical is excited to add two new non-absorbable, braided and coated surgical...

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...

Porcupine Quills Inspire Future Medical Devices
2012-12-11 05:41:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A research team from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has discovered how North American porcupine quills easily penetrate tissues, such as skin, and why, once lodged there, they are quite difficult to remove. This discovery could prompt device makers to design medical needles that easily penetrate surfaces and resist buckling, the scientists say. It might even lead to the next...


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2010-10-04 16:15:56

Staplers, used widely in government, business, offices, and schools, are mechanical devices that join sheets of paper by driving a metal staple through the paper. The first stapler was created for King Louis XV. Each staple was inscribed with the insignia of royal court. George McGill created the predecessor of the modern staple. In 1867, he received a patent for a press to insert his fastener into paper. Henry R. Heyl received a patent for the first machine to both insert and clinch the...

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