Patents Assigned to Mölnlycke Health Care AB
  • Patent number: 10111959
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to antimicrobial compositions comprising inter alia at least one alkenyl- and/or alkynyl-substituted polysiloxane, at least one polysiloxane comprising silicon-bonded hydrogen atoms, and at least one hydrosilylation catalyst, as well as antimicrobial silicone gels, wound dressings, and methods of preparing the above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventors: Peter Löwenhielm, Malin Holmén, Dennis Hansson, Sofia Bergstrand, Stefan Areskoug
  • Patent number: 10045892
    Abstract: A wound care product is provided. It comprises a sealed chamber in which a wound care article is arranged around a support member in such a manner that a curved portion of the wound care article is in contact with the support member. The curved portion interconnects two other portions on opposite sides of the support member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventors: Sami Ahsani Ghahreman, Anders Dahlberg, Linda Irelind, Olof Mellbring
  • Patent number: 10016546
    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: January 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventors: Bjarne Andersen, Malin Bringsved, Sofia Frantzich, Ulf Johannison, Johan Uveborn, Karsten Videbaek
  • Publication number: 20180008476
    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: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Applicant: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventors: Patrick Rodzewicz, Jenny Flach, Maria Gustin Bergström
  • Patent number: 9844614
    Abstract: This relates to a wound therapy device, including an outer part and an inner part facing surface provided with an inner part facing opening, and a first connection channel to establish fluid communication between the inner part facing opening and a connector opening adapted to be connected to an external device. The wound therapy device can also be a part of a wound therapy arrangement, which can further include, a wound filler, an external device, a wound cover film, and tubing connections. Methods of using the wound therapy arrangement are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Assignee: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventor: Ulf Johannison
  • Patent number: 9737631
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method of attaching a medical device to a surface, the medical device having at least one adhesive area, wherein the method comprises the steps of: contacting the surface with a composition comprising a T silicone resin and/or a DT silicone resin and/or an MQ silicone resin and/or an MT silicone resin, thereby providing non-tacky coating on the surface; and attaching the adhesive area to the surface such that the composition is located between, and in contact with, the surface and the adhesive area, thereby attaching medical device to the surface; thereby achieving an improve adherence between the medical device and the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventor: Dennis Hansson
  • Patent number: 9713653
    Abstract: The present invention provides a polymer fiber comprising a thermoplastic polymer comprising the following building blocks A and B: —O—(CH2—CH2—O)n— (A) —O—[CH2]y—O— (B), wherein n is an integer of 10-400, and y is an integer in the range of 2 to 16, wherein A is present in an amount of 15-30 mole %, B is present in an amount of 20-40 mole % and wherein building blocks A and B are linked by the following linking group C: —[(C?O)—NH—CH2—CH2—CH2—CH2—CH2—CH2—NH—(C?O)]— (C) wherein C is present in an amount of 45-55 mole %. The present invention further relates to a method for preparing a polymer fiber, absorbent articles comprising a polymer fiber and the use of a fiber in a product for treating wounds and/or burns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2017
    Assignee: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventors: Sebastian Doerr, Dennis Hansson
  • Patent number: 9504421
    Abstract: The present invention relates at least in part to devices which are capable of indicating the presence of moisture. Embodiments of the present invention involve the provision of a solid dispersion of a color-forming material in a hydrophilic polyurethane material. In particular, although not exclusively, the present invention relates to devices comprising foam, e.g., hydrophilic polyurethane foam and a color former. Also included in the embodiments of the present invention are methods comprising the use of the devices, and other subject matter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventor: Bryan Greener
  • Patent number: 9492549
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to antimicrobial compositions comprising inter alia at least one alkenyl- and/or alkynyl-substituted polysiloxane, at least one polysiloxane comprising silicon-bonded hydrogen atoms, and at least one hydrosilylation catalyst, as well as antimicrobial silicone gels, wound dressings, and methods of preparing the above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventors: Peter Löwenhielm, Malin Holmén, Dennis Hansson, Sofia Bergstrand, Stefan Areskoug
  • Patent number: 9486366
    Abstract: A method is provided to attach a grip tab along an edge of a carrier layer of a film dressing web, which includes a film layer coated with adhesive on a first side and a carrier layer releasably attached to the film layer on an opposed second side. The method includes choosing a material for the carrier layer that is heat welding incompatible with the film layer, feeding the web in a machine direction, applying a first strip of a material that is heat welding compatible with the carrier layer along part of an edge portion of the web extending parallel to the machine direction, and affixing the first strip to the carrier layer while simultaneously cutting away an outermost part of the web with the first strip applied thereto by passing the web through an ultrasonic welding device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventor: Ulf Johannison
  • Patent number: 9393341
    Abstract: A stiffening layer for facilitating application of a plastic film to skin, the plastic film being a component in a wound dressing or other medical device and having the stiffening layer removably attached to one side thereof, at least a part of the other side of the film being provided with a layer of self-adhering adhesive. The stiffening layer is made of a stretchable material having a thickness of between 0.5-10 mm. The stiffening layer covers the whole area of the film and is divided into two or more portions by cutting line or lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventors: Tomas Fabo, Anna Svensby
  • Patent number: 9327098
    Abstract: Provided is a fixation device for retaining a skin penetrating medical device, such as a cannula, on the skin of a patient. The fixation device includes a retaining component including a support layer having an adhesive coating, and a landing zone component, including a support layer having an adhesive coating, the landing zone component being adapted to be adhesively attached to the skin around the point of penetration. The retaining component acts as a skin-contacting component and is adapted to be applied on top of the landing zone component, and at least partially cover the medical device, such that the adhesive coating of the retaining component is applied to the support layer of the landing zone component. The adhesive coating of the retaining component includes a first adhesive, and the adhesive coating of the landing zone component includes a second adhesive, the first adhesive being different from the second adhesive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventors: Jenny Kelvered, Tomas Fabo
  • Patent number: D755980
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventors: Carolin Jakobsen, AnnBritt Gergely, Ulf Johannison
  • Patent number: D757950
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventors: Emma Karlsson, Malin Holmén, Ulf Johannison, Bengt Netsner, Christian Wathne, Sandra Josefsson
  • Patent number: D766448
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventors: Ann-Britt Gergely, Christian Wathne, Ritva Miettinen, Rose-Marie Fredrikson, Timo Leppänen, Emma Karlsson, Malin Holmén, Ulf Johannison, Sandra Josefsson, Bengt Netsner
  • Patent number: D783843
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventors: Jerker Gröndahl, Esbjörn Olsson, Kalle Jon Nordbo, Bengt Olof Sebastian Engwall
  • Patent number: D786421
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventors: Bjarne Andersen, Karsten Videbaek
  • Patent number: D788292
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventors: Bjarne Andersen, Karsten Videbaek
  • Patent number: D790071
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: MÖLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
    Inventors: Sami Ahsani, Sandra Josefsson, Maria Gustin Bergström
  • Patent number: D799712
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: Mölnlycke Health Care AB
    Inventors: Sara Sundström, Gerdie Smid, Marcus Ruland, Alessia Righetti, Glenn Lundberg