More than 50% risk reduction of ventilator associated pneumonia with Bactiguard’s Technology

A new study from Liège, Belgium, shows that the usage of Bactiguard’s infection preventive endotracheal tube reduces ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) with 53% in intensive care patients. The study VITAL was presented in the beginning of October at the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine Congress (ESICM) where it was selected as one...

Patients prefer Bactiguard in Swedish study

Yesterday at the ongoing "Urologidagarna" (Urology Days), arranged by the Swedish Urological Society, a Swedish study was presented about Bactiguard's Infection Protection Foley Catheter Silicone (BIP Foley). The study shows that 28 out 31 patients, who switched from a standard catheter to the BIP Foley Catheter, felt that the change led to both...

Study shows that coating also may prevent thrombosis

A laboratory study, recently published in the Journal of Biomedical Material, by scientists at Karolinska Institutet and Bactiguard, shows that Bactiguard’s coating may reduce the risk of a thrombosis. A previous clinical study shows that Bactiguard’s Infection Protection central venous catheters reduce the number of bloodstream infections by...

Bactiguard in collaboration with the University of Gothenburg (Biomatcell), has been published in the scientific journal Nanomedicine.

Bactiguard in collaboration with the University of Gothenburg (Biomatcell), has been published in the scientific journal Nanomedicine. The title of the publication is “Osseointegration of titanium with an antimicrobial nanostructured noble metal coating”. It shows for the first time, that the Bactiguard coating applied to titanium implants...