Tailored ‘cell sheets’ to improve post-operative wound closing and healing

October 11, 2019
Medical Express

Scientists have designed a new method for post-operative wound closing and healing that is both fast and effective. This strategy revolves around engineered “cell sheets”—or layers of skin-based cells. The procedure culminates in a wound dressing that is custom made for a specific cut or lesion that can be used to effectively treat open skin areas after surgeries.

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Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Announces FDA Approval of the Coronary ViperWire Advance® With Flex Tip

October 11, 2019
Business Wire

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSI) (NASDAQ: CSII), a medical device company developing and commercializing innovative interventional treatment systems for patients with peripheral and coronary artery disease, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) PMA approval of the new ViperWire Advance® Coronary Guide Wire with Flex Tip (ViperWire Advance with Flex Tip).

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Nuo Therapeutics Provides Update on Ongoing Interactions with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

April 15, 2019
Biospace

Nuo Therapeutics, Inc. today provided an update on ongoing interactions with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Coverage and Analysis Group (CAG) representatives. As previously disclosed by the Company, the discussions to date have centered around the feasibility of re-opening the national coverage determination (NCD) for autologous blood-derived products for chronic non-healing wounds.

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MTF Biologics’ AmnioBand® Now Covered by Anthem

April 10, 2019
SC Now

MTF Biologics® announced today that its AmnioBand® Membrane line of aseptically processed human placental membrane allografts for use as acute or chronic wound coverings have received coverage from Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc.

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Aesthetic Management Partners Secures Exclusive Distribution Deal for NeoGen Nitrogen Plasma Technology in the U.S.

April 8, 2019
AP News

Aesthetic Management Partners, a business accelerator that delivers growth and innovation strategies in the aesthetic industry, announced today that it secured a multi-year exclusive distribution agreement for the NeoGen PSR Nitrogen Plasma System in the U.S. Aesthetic Management Partners will direct all sales and customer support for the NeoGen PSR nationwide product launch in Q2 2019.

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Spotting infection early

April 8, 2019
Chemistry World

Within seconds of an injury to our skin, bacteria begin to colonise the wound. Most minor wounds still heal as the skin and tissues underneath repair themselves. But if a wound becomes infected, inflammation and tissue damage will slow the healing process and lead to severe problems if not treated rapidly.

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Cold Plasma Technology Soon to Transform Wound Treatment Space

March 8, 2019
Digital Day News

With the advancing electronics and semiconductors industry, the demand for cold plasma (CP) has been on the rise. While the demand for applications such as coating and finishing, surface treatment, adhesion, and etching, associated with printed circuit boards (PCBs) is soaring, the market for cold plasma is also expected to benefit from a slew of applications arising in other end use industries.

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