INTRODUCING PRE-DYED YARNS
With the switch from piece dyed products to products made in pre-dyed yarns, Tytex proves that high quality products and care for the environment are compatible. Having developed these new yarn types in close co-operation with our yarn suppliers, Tytex is a first mover within this unique solution.
NO MORE BULKY HIPS!
One of the main challenges with hip protectors is the users' concern about getting a bulky appearance when wearing them, which results in low compliance. With the SAFEHIP® AirX™ Discreet we have addressed this concern and made a product that is both discreet to wear and provides efficient protection against a hip fracture from a fall.
BEST BABY AND TODDLER GEAR AWARDS: BRONZE FOR CANTALOOP
We did it again! The Cantaloop Pregnancy Support Belt. has just won bronze in this year's Best Baby & Toddler Gear Awards in the catogory "Clothing - Maternity/Nursing Lingerie". This is the 7th parents-driven award for Cantaloop - and another proof of the outstanding qualities of the Cantaloop brand.
CORSINEL HONOURED AT "BEYOND ICONS" EXHIBITION
We are very proud! Our great Corsinel Female pant, designed and developed back in 2004, has been chosen for display at the "Beyond Icons" exhibition in celebration of Design School Kolding's 50th anniversary. Good design really is timeless and crucial in our business.
INSPIRATION, INNOVATION, GROWTH
Being the market leaders within fixation briefs for incontinence use, we have a profound market knowledge, experience and expertise for the benefit of our partners. Have a look at our new video, explaining how we make your continence business fit for the future.
WELCOME TO LISE - NEWCOMER TO THE CAREFIX POST-OP BRAS
Please welcome the latest addition to the Carefix range of seamless post-op bras: Lisa. The Lisa bra resembles our Carefix Sophia bra a bit and has the same good benefits, but this new compression bra has integrated cups and is specially designed for lumpectomy.
CORSINEL TO BE TYTEX OSTOMY BRAND
Time for a brand clean-up! For quite some time, our ostomy products have been marketed in a mix between Carefix and Corsinel. To be able to do a more targeted and clear communication of both brands, we have decided to separate Corsinel completely from Carefix.
KIND+JUGEND 2015 - GREAT CANTALOOP DAYS
For the 7th time, we welcomed new as well as current friends of Cantaloop at our stand at the Kind+Jugend Tradeshow in Cologne - the largest fair in Europe for equipment and accessories for baby, toddler and mum. Large retailers, distributors and brands from all over the world attend – both as visitors and exhibitors. This year it took place 10 - 13 September.
FIRST CANTALOOP FLAGSHIP STORE OPENED IN NANJING
On Saturday 13 June the very first Cantaloop Flagship Store was opened in Nanjing, China. The store is initiated and run by our dedicated Chinese distributor, Shinsson Group, who plan to open more stores of this kind in other large Chinese cities.
NEW CEO AT TYTEX
Today the Board of Directors announced the new CEO of Tytex A/S, Mr. Jan Dam. Mr. Jan Dam takes over the position after Mr. Mogens Rüdiger, who has left Tytex after four years of dedicated work. During Mr. Rüdiger’s leadership, the profitability of Tytex has increased and a number of important changes have been made to prepare Tytex for the future.
CEDARS-SINAI SAVES USD 70K ON 100K SPEND IN POST-OPERATIVE BRA CONVERSION
Cedars-Sinai saves $70,000 on $100,000 spend in post-oprative bra conversion. It’s always a challenge for hospitals to offer patients the optimum service required for the best recovery, whilst at the same time keeping costs to a minimum. Choosing the right partner often may be the key to this.
SAFEHIP AND CAREFIX AT IFAS 2014
In October, Tytex had the pleasure of revisiting IFAS in Zurich for the second time. IFAS is the Swiss trade show for medical and health products, which takes place every second year. Tytex joined the booth with our Swiss distributor, a major supplier to hospitals and medical supply stores in Switzerland.
NEW: CORSINEL BELT W/PANEL
Some users require a hole in the stoma belt, some don't. Traditionally, products have had to be ordered with a hole in advance - those days are over. With the Corsinel Belt with Panel, we offer a 2-in-1 solution, as this new belt is equally effective whether there is a hole or not.
KIND+JUGEND 2014 - WELL DONE CANTALOOP!
For the 6th year running, we were present at the Kind+Jugend Tradeshow in Cologne - the largest fair in Europe for equipment and accessories for baby, toddler and mum. Large retailers, distributors and brands from all over the world attend – some as visitors, others as exhibitors.
IDENTIFICATION OF HIGH RISK PATIENTS FOR HIP FRACTURES
With the growing number of older and longer-living people, the number of hip fractures is likely to increase. It is hard to recover from a hip fracture and afterwards many people lose the ability to live on their own which is a threat to the independence and the quality of life of the older person.
CAREFIX POST-OP BRA SIZE GUIDE ON VIDEO
The right size post-op bra is extremely important to ensure both the best surgical result and optimum comfort during the recovery period. In this video we show you the 4 easy steps to measure yourself correctly and find the right size Carefix post-op bra.
HIP FRACTURES: WHAT ARE THE FUTURE PROJECTIONS?
In 1992, Cooper et al. reported that the global hip fracture incidence will increase dramatically from 1.26 million fractures to 6.26 million fractures by 2050. In 1997, Gullberg et al. supported the projected growth with global numbers up to 4.5 million by 2050.
NEW STUDY: COULD A MINUTE OF EXERCISE A DAY PREVENT OSTEOPOROSIS?
Many actions can be taken to preserve bone health and prevent low bone density. Amongst them are sufficient intake of Calcium, exposure to sun light and resistance and weight bearing exercise. The contribution of physical activity to bone health is however poorly understood.
10 GOOD REASONS TO CHOOSE A CAREFIX POST-OP BRA AFTER BREAST SURGERY
As we know that the choice of post-surgery bra has a huge impact on both the final result of the surgery and the duration of the recovery period, we have summed up the 10 good reasons why a Carefix post-op bra is a better choice after breast surgery.
THE CAREFIX MARY POST-OP BRA NOW ON VIDEO
The video demonstrates the features and benefits of the Mary bra and also explains in more detail the medical advantages and benefits of our four generic product features: 4-way stretch, seamless knitting, targeted compression and fact-based sizing.
INTERVIEW WITH A STOMA CARE NURSE
In our effort to ensure that our ostomy support garments have superior performance, we work closely with stoma care nurses, as they are the professional clinicians distributing advice for many people with ostomies and potentially also hernias.
Recently, we made an interview with Danish Stoma Care Nurse, Ann-Mari Mynster.
NEW FALLS PREVENTION TOOL
The most common cause of injury in older adults is fall, which can create ongoing health problems. In a study, researchers at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign, found that wearable devices with motion sensors can predict older participants’ risk of falling.
HERNIA FORMATION AFTER ABDOMINAL SURGERY IS A MAJOR CONCERN
One of the main consequences of abdominal surgeries is the risk of subsequent hernia formation. According to the review article “Parastomal Hernia: A Growing Problem with New Solutions” from 2014 a hernia around or next to a stoma develops in up to 78% of patients.
WHY IS BIOMECHANICAL TESTING OF HIP PROTECTORS IMPORTANT?
We know for a fact that the shape of our Safehip horseshoe protector shields with the hole in the middle makes it challenging to explain and advocate for the advantage of this over the classic fully covering type of hip protector shields. In this context, it is important to know, how hip protectors attenuate force as this ability may prevent a hip fracture.
VIDEO ON THE SOPHIA POST-OP BRA
The Sophia post-op bra/surgical vest just joined the club of Carefix post-op videos! See the features and benefits of the Sophia bra and understand the medical advantages and benefits of our four generic product features: 4-way stretch, seamless knitting, targeted compression and fact-based sizing.
POST-OP BRA COMPRESSION GUIDE
There is a continuous and increasing demand for high performing post-surgical bras that support surgical outcome and reduce complications, whether based on cancer disease or on a cosmetic incentive. The Carefix® range of postsurgical bras meets every compression need.
INNOVATE – DIVERSIFY AND INNOVATE YOUR BUSINESS (BLUE SKY)
Often the need for high performance innovation will require competences from more companies. Tytex has a strong network of partners - companies, organisations and general stakeholders - that offer out-of-the-box-thinking and ideas for innovative solutions that can be converted into commercially sound market offerings.
HOW CAN THE PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT OF A STOMA BE ADDRESSED?
A severe concern expressed by many ostomates is the change of body image. The worries and fears include odor, noise, leakage, visibility of an appliance and perceived attractiveness to others as well as the feeling of being different.
MARKET STUDY: SUCCESSFUL OUTCOME OF FALL PREVENTION PROJECT IN DANISH COMMUNITY WITH SIGNIFICANT DECLINE IN FALL RATE
The Danish Ministry of Health and Prevention and the Danish Society for Patient Safety have initiated a project named “In safe hands”. The project has been running for five years and with much success.
COVID19: SEAMLESS FACE MASK TO HELP MINIMIZE TRANSMISSION OF AIRBORNE VIRUSES
With COVID-19 we are in the midst of a serious pandemic. As a manufacturer of medical textile garments, we have the know-how and the processes required to develop products that help mitigate the impacts of COVID-19.
FUNCTION IS KING, FEMININE APPEARANCE IS QUEEN
A post-op bra must support and enhance the surgical outcome, speed up the healing process and offer comfortable recovery after breast cancer surgery. And while the function of a post-op bra is crucial, the aesthetic look of the bra must not be overlooked, as this contributes to higher compliance and enhances the women’s feeling of “normality”.
SYSTEMATIC APPROACH FOR PARASTOMAL HERNIA PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT SECURED IN NEW CLINICAL GUIDELINES
The British Association of Stoma Care Nurses (ASCN) has recently settled evidence based clinical guidelines for parastomal hernia prevention and management (The British Journal of Nursing, December 2017)
SURGICAL INCISION LINES AND THE IMPORTANCE OF SEAMLESS CUPS
There is a wide range of post-op bras available on the global market, however, it may be quite tricky to choose a bra that addresses both the clinical and the user requirements. Many clinical experts, including breast care nurses, consider seamless cups in the bra a very positive feature.
NEW TOOL: CAREFIX POST-OP BRA COMPENDIUM
We are happy to launch our latest tool within our post-op bra concept, the Carefix Post-Op Bra Compendium. This tool is ideal to get a comprehensive explanation of all the important elements forming our concept, which is equally important to both our Private Label and our Tytex Brand partners.
THE CAREFIX ALICE POST-OP BRA ON VIDEO
The video demonstrates the features and benefits of the Alice bra and also explains in more detail the medical advantages and benefits of our four generic product features: 4-way stretch, seamless knitting, targeted compression and fact-based sizing.
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