Wound Management

MD Skin Lounge Offering Silhouette InstaLift Using Absorbable Sutures

Gawley Plastic Surgery and MD Skin Lounge are excited to offer this new treatment, which offers patients who are experiencing early signs of aging and do not wish to undergo invasive surgery an additional option.

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Ethicon Unveils New Series of High Strength Knotless Sutures

Ethicon is releasing two new knotless suture devices for open and minimally invasive surgical applications. The STRATAFIX Spiral PDS Plus is intended for fat, deep tissue and organ work, while the STRATAFIX Spiral Monocryl Plus is targeted at skin and fat tissues.

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Ethicon, Acelity, Covidien Lead Multi-Billion Dollar US Wound and Tissue Management Market Driven by Diabetes Prevalence

The combined market for external wound and internal tissue management products in the U.S. is valued at almost $8.1 billion; this market is expected to increase, reaching almost $11 billion by 2022.

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Ethicon and Local Manufacturers Compete in Price Sensitive Asia-Pacific Hemostats Market

The China, India and Japan market for hemostats is divided into two categories: passive and active; this market will continue to witness nearly double-digit growth by 2022.

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Ethicon, 3M, Covidien and Various Local Manufacturers Compete in Growing Indian Wound and Tissue Management Market

In 2015, the tissue sealant market exhibited the highest growth rates in India; this market includes fibrin, protein-based and synthetic tissue sealants from Ethicon, Baxter and Reliance Life Science.

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Ethicon and Covidien Compete in Laparoscopic Procedure-Driven Wound Closure Market in Japan

The Japanese market for wound closure is experiencing rapid growth driven by endoscopic staplers; this market includes sutures, surgical staplers, ligation, skin closure strips and topical skin adhesives.

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3M, Smith & Nephew, ConvaTec Lead Popular Moist Wound Dressings Market in China

The Chinese market for moist dressings has surpassed the $100 million mark; this includes foam, transparent film, hydrocolloid, alginates, hydrofiber and hydrogel dressings.

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Scientists Use Seaweed Extract to Develop “Stem-gell” Bandage for Wound Healing

The Newcastle University scientists say ‘Stem-gell’ offers many exciting opportunities for therapeutics, for ease of transport, in cell printing, in improving the results with injections of stem cells and for wound healing.

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OptMed Obtains FDA Marketing Clearance for BondEase Topical Skin Adhesive

OptMed Inc., a medical device manufacturer, announced that they have received marketing clearance from the FDA for its BondEase® topical skin adhesive intended for the closure of surgical incisions and lacerations as an alternative to sutures and staples.

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European Surgical Stapler Market Rise due to Increase in Minimally Invasive Procedures

The growth in the surgical stapler market is largely driven by the increasing demand for endoscopic staplers due to the shift from the more invasive open surgeries to minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures.

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