NIH

TissueTech to collaborate with Johns Hopkins University-based investigators

Amniox Medical, a TissueTech company involved in the research of the clinical application of human birth tissue-based products, recently announced that Yun Guan (Johns...
amputations

“Rapid reduction” in amputations follows opening of multidisciplinary limb preservation service

A multidisciplinary limb preservation service under the leadership of vascular surgery in a level one trauma centre was associated with an immediate and rapid...
diabetes

Risk factors for mortality in diabetic patients discharged from hospital identified

Patients with diabetes are at a higher risk of mortality when discharged from hospital, a recent study published in the Journal of Diabetes and...
wound care

Alliance of Wound care stakeholders makes requests of CMS during the pandemic

The Alliance of Wound Care stakeholders recently submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to demand wound care is included...

EO2: Next generation oxygen delivery system for full wound closure at-home

EO2 Concepts announced the release of an enhanced version of their full wound closure, at-home therapy system. The upgrade of the system consists of...
amputations

Diabetic amputations soared amid Italian pandemic lockdown

Patients with diabetic foot ulceration (DFUs) in Italy had more amputations during the height of the coronavirus pandemic—March to May 2020—than over the same...

Researchers create cellulose membranes to eliminate wound infection

Researchers claim to have developed cellulose membranes that eliminate wound infections early on, as they look to tackle the issues of increased antibiotic resistance. If...
pressure

Novel biophysical marker enables detection of pressure wounds five days earlier than visual skin...

Preliminary evidence supports the use of a novel biophysical marker—the measurement of sub-epidermal moisture—to detect tissue damage early, allowing wound care specialists to identify...

PolarityTE announces positive top-line data from interim analysis of SkinTE diabetic foot ulcer trial

PolarityTE have announced positive results from a protocol-specified interim analysis of the first 50 patients enrolled in a multicentre randomised controlled trial evaluating treatment...

Supercharged bandages to revolutionise chronic wound treatment

World-first plasma-coated bandages with the power to attack infection and inflammation could revolutionise the treatment of chronic wounds such as pressure, diabetic, or vascular...
Reapplix

New reimbursement coding and US$22.6M equity financing for Reapplix

Reapplix has received Medicare reimbursement coding instructions from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) with a national average payment rate of US$1,622.74....
bacterial

MolecuLight launches i:X sterile surgical sleeve for imaging of bacteria in wounds in a...

A new kit for imaging bacteria in wounds in a surgical and/or isolation setting is now available on the market. The i:X sterile surgical...
footwear

Bespoke, adapted diabetic footwear reduces plantar pressure

Optimised cushioning provided by newly developed 3D printed insoles in diabetic footwear can significantly enhance their capacity to reduce plantar pressure, a new study...
Axxess

Axxess releases new wound care software

Health care technology company Axxess has released a new comprehensive wound care management system that enables users to document and track wound care seamlessly. The...
mtf biologics wound care

MTF Biologics wound care tissue forms now accessible to over 240 million Americans

MTF Biologics has announced that new positive coverage decisions by Aetna, Centene Corporation, WellCare and Tufts Health Plan will provide greater access to its...
Una Adderley

Una Adderley

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William Ennis

Mike Edmonds profile on iwounds news

Michael Edmonds