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EU and US boosts for surgical sealant

Israel’s LifeSeal, the no-leak sealant solution for patients who have undergone gastrointestinal (GI) surgery (see Aug 16), has received CE approval for use in the European Union.  LifeSeal has also been fast-tracked for approval by the US FDA through its … Continue reading

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US approval for Israeli surgical sealant

The US Food and Drugs Administration has given approval for Evarrest – a biological sealant for stopping problematic bleeding during surgery. Evarrest is produced in Israel by Omrix Biopharmaceuticals – a division of US giant Johnson & Johnson. http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000806563&fid=1725

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Sealing wounds without stitches, tape or bandage

Israel’s Vigor Medical Technologies won the Innovex Disrupt contest at Tel Aviv’s Innovex2016 conference. Vigor’s sealant system treats thoracic trauma, a chest injury that can cause the lungs to collapse. If treated within one hour, the patient has an 80% … Continue reading

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Sealing up after surgery

Israel’s LifeBond has developed LifeSeal (see Aug 2011 newsletter) – a sealant to greatly reduce surgical leaks, which are associated with potential infections and other serious complications, risking the lives of hundreds of thousands every year. LifeBond has just raised … Continue reading

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A glue to stop bleeding

Surgeons will be pleased to be able to seal up vascular operations using Seal-V from Israel’s Sealantis. A spin-off from Israel’s Technion, Seal-V is safer than protein based or synthetic based alternatives. It is highly effective, fast bonding, easy to … Continue reading

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Closing up wounds

Johnson & Johnson has invested in Israeli bio-med start-up Lifebond that is developing a surgical sealant apparently superior to the one that J&J already owns the rights to. http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000671782&fid=1725

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Don’t waste it

Israel’s Curapipe will launch its new pipe sealant technology in a pilot program this summer. The system stops leaks internally. A quarter of the world’s water is lost each year from leaks. http://www.jpost.com/Sci-Tech/Article.aspx?id=222927

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