Oligon

Oligon

catheter Nursing A large-bore, infection-resistant, Foley-type catheter treated with Oligon, an antimicrobial which ↓ urinary catheter-related infections. See Urinary tract infection.
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Foster Secures Worldwide License for Oligon Anti-microbial
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Nortel Networks, NovaScreen BioSciences Corporation, Novasensor, NXP, Oligon Ltd.
Bioenvision is also developing anti-infective technologies, including the Oligon technology; an advanced biomaterial that has been incorporated into various FDA-approved medical devices.
Bioenvision is also developing anti-infective technologies, including the OLIGON technology, an advanced biomaterial that has been incorporated into various FDA approved medical devices.
Bioenvision also is developing anti-infective technologies, including the OLIGON technology, an advanced biomaterial that has been approved for certain indications by the FDA in the U.
The latest in Edwards Lifesciences' broad line of leading critical care products, Vantex is the only CVC made with Oligon, an advanced material that has demonstrated broad-spectrum effectiveness against bacteria, fungi and strain-resistant microorganisms.
In addition to its antimicrobial benefits, the Vantex CVC with Oligon reduces the patient's risk of allergic reactions associated with antiseptic coatings, such as chlorhexidine, that are used in some other catheter products currently available in the marketplace.
the developer of OLIGON(TM), an antimicrobial technology used in the manufacture of a broad spectrum of infection-resistant medical devices, today announced receipt of Investigational Device Exemption from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the company's OLIGON treated Foley catheter.
We're extremely pleased to have received this IDE and the opportunity to clinically prove the antimicrobial benefits of the OLIGON technology in a Foley catheter, after a series of promising preclinical studies," said Implemed President and CEO Ed Kelly.
Implemed's OLIGON technology is a family of composite materials that electrochemically releases silver ions, renowned for their broad-spectrum antimicrobial effectiveness, from the medical device material into the immediate surrounding environment.
The OLIGON patents are technological building blocks," Dr.