Patents Assigned to Mölnlycke Health Care AB
  • Patent number: 11224676
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a hydrophilic foam material, which is of particular use in wound treatment, and to a method for producing said hydrophilic foam material. The hydrophilic foam material has nucleating particles, wherein at least 85% of all foam cells in said foam material have an average cell size of 0.01 mm2 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventors: Eric S. Gardiner, Jason Raymond Johnson
  • Publication number: 20210401875
    Abstract: The present invention refers to an oxygen carrier, preferably hemoglobin or myoglobin, for use in the treatment of an unpleasant feeling of a body surface due to a disease or a disorder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Applicant: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventor: Michael SANDER
  • Publication number: 20210391065
    Abstract: The present disclosure generally relates to a computer implemented method for adaptively selecting at least one wound product for a patient, for example adapted to take into account a healing trajectory determined for a wound of the patient. The present disclosure also relates to a corresponding computer system and computer program product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventors: Jan BOBERG, Anand CHANDARANA
  • Patent number: 11173228
    Abstract: Disclosed is a medical dressing having a carrier material and a composite material. The composite material includes oil droplets dispersed in a matrix. The matrix includes one or more cellulose derivatives and nanocellulose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventors: Lars Lindgren, Marina Craig, Simon Hjelm Jonasson, Romain Bordes, Eric Wellner
  • Patent number: 11116868
    Abstract: The present invention refers to a composition, comprising hemoglobin or myoglobin, wherein in at least 40% of said hemoglobin or myoglobin the oxygen binding site is charged by a non-O2 ligand, and at least one further ingredient, a method for preparing said composition and the use of hemoglobin or myoglobin charged with a non-oxygen ligand for external treatment of wounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventors: Michael Sander, Harald Potzschke
  • Publication number: 20210244615
    Abstract: The present disclosure generally relates to a fluid container (100) for holding a fluid, specifically adapted for improved user handling by reducing the risk of fluid spillage in combination with easy extraction of the fluid comprised in the container (100). The fluid container (100) comprises a flap portion (110), which in its down-folded state allows for a predetermined amount of liquid to be stored in the container without the risk of leakage, and which flap-portion (110) in its up-folded state allows for easy extraction of fluid from the container (100). The present disclosure also relates to a fluid container system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventor: Conny JAKOBSSON
  • Patent number: 11013839
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a suction device. The suction device comprises an attachment portion adapted to be attached to a wound cover member. The suction device comprises a fluid inlet which is at least partially circumscribed by the attachment portion. The suction device also comprises a fluid outlet. The suction device further comprising a connection portion adapted to, at least during one operation condition of the suction device, provide a fluid communication between the fluid inlet and the fluid outlet. The connection portion comprises an inspection portion that is transparent to thereby facilitate the positioning of the suction device relative to the wound cover member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventors: Bjarne Andersen, Malin Bringsved, Sofia Frantzich, Ulf Johannison, Johan Uveborn, Karsten Videbaek
  • Patent number: 10980674
    Abstract: A medical dressing is provided. The dressing has a central portion and a border portion, and comprises a backing layer, an adhesive body contact layer and a pad arranged in the central portion between the backing layer and the adhesive body contact layer. The pad is symmetric about a longitudinal center line and the dressing comprises a lobed portion on each side of the center line. The medical dressing comprises a gripping tab which is coplanar with the border portion and which projects outwardly from the border portion. The medical dressing may be used for pressure ulcer prevention, such as at the sacrum region of a human body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventors: Patrick Rodzewicz, Jenny Flach, Maria Gustin Bergström
  • Patent number: 10960055
    Abstract: Undue scarring of healing wounds is decreased and/or the relapse rate of wounds is lowered by applying a composition that includes hemoglobin to the wound area. At least 40% of the hemoglobin in the composition is provided in CO-charged form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventor: Michael Sander
  • Patent number: 10925790
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a patient support which can be used in a bed or flat surface and in particular to a system and method for support and offloading of the body and for turning and repositioning of a patient in a bed or on a flat surface. Features of the disclosure also relate to markings and other indicators used on the patient support which help guide caregivers in the proper use and correct patient positioning on the patient support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventors: Patrick Rodzewicz, Conny Jakobsson, William Purdy, Robert Purdy
  • Patent number: 10894109
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composite material, which is of particular use in wound treatment, and to a method for producing the same composite material. Said composite material comprises a hydrophilic polyurethane foam material comprising a first polyurethane polymer; a hydrophilic fiber material comprising a second polymer, wherein said second polymer is not a polyurethane polymer and wherein said fiber material is capable of absorbing and retaining a fluid. In the composite material according to the present invention, said first polymer is covalently bonded to said second polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventors: Eric S. Gardiner, Magnus Paledzki
  • Patent number: 10828203
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a wound pad comprising fibers and being provided with at least a first and a second discrete group of incisions, wherein each one of said discrete groups of incisions comprises at least a first and a second incision, wherein said first and said second incision extend from a common starting point to a respective end point, wherein the end point of said first incision is spaced from the end point of said second incision, wherein the common starting point of said first group of incisions is provided on a first side of an imaginary line extending in the machine direction of said fibrous wound pad, and the common starting point of said second group of incisions is provided on a second side of said imaginary line, and wherein a first incision of said first group of incisions and a second incision of said second group of incisions each cross said imaginary line. The present invention also relates to a self-adhesive member for adhering to and cover a portion of a user's skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventors: Sami Ahsani, Sandra Josefsson, Anna Svensby, Christoffer Sandberg
  • Patent number: 10806645
    Abstract: The invention relates to a wound care product, comprising a wound care article located in a sterilized sealed chamber defining a sterile environment. The wound care product also comprises an openable and reclosable container which has at least one outer surface portion in said sterile environment. The invention further relates to a method for using such a wound care product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventor: Michael Shahir
  • Publication number: 20200316176
    Abstract: Undue scarring of healing wounds is decreased and/or the relapse rate of wounds is lowered by applying a composition that includes hemoglobin to the wound area. At least 40% of the hemoglobin in the composition is provided in CO-charged form.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventor: Michael Sander
  • Patent number: 10780194
    Abstract: A medical dressing (30) is disclosed, comprising an adhesive layer (3) having a skin-facing surface (6) to adhere the medical dressing to a dermal surface, wherein said adhesive layer comprises a first chemical compound incorporated within said adhesive layer, and wherein at least a portion of said skin-facing surface comprises a coating (9) comprising a second chemical compound. Also disclosed is a method of manufacturing such a medical dressing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventors: Niclas Flach, Kristina Hamberg, Ulf Johannison, Bengt Söderström
  • Patent number: 10772999
    Abstract: A wound dressing comprises a wound pad and a backing layer on a non-wound facing side of the backing layer. At least a portion of a sealing ring is provided within 5 mm of and continuously along the contour of the wound pad. A negative pressure wound treatment system comprising such a wound dressing is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventor: Anna Svensby
  • Patent number: D908227
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventors: Julia Åkerman, Robin Long, Maria Gustin Bergström, Linda Östlund, Lena Jacobsson
  • Patent number: D914888
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventors: Maria Gustin Bergström, Karin Östan, Angelica Andresen, Linda Östlund, Sandra Tillman, Anita Haraldsson-Hedbratt, Lena Jacobsson, Patrick Rodzewicz, Sofia Hermansson
  • Patent number: D916296
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventors: Karin Östan, Erik Båtelsson, Anita Haraldsson Hedbratt
  • Patent number: D921183
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventors: Magnus Carl-Gustaf Tanzbro, Martin Evert Gustaf Hillbratt, Ewen Northwood, Wang Shien Tan, Iain Robert Mortimer