Article - 29 May 2012
Increasing regulatory pressure and evolving healthcare environments are challenging medical device manufacturers to meet strict requirements in design, testing, and production.
Article - 30 May 2018
This article looks at the use of polymer technology to advance bioadsorbable scaffolds.
Article - 16 Aug 2012
Using the latest manufacturing techniques and often exotic materials, biomedical devices particularly those used in humans, present some of the biggest engineering challenges for the material science...
News - 22 Jan 2008
A new stent with a nanothin surface application shows promise in opening and healing blocked heart arteries without the life-threatening dangers of drug-eluting stents, according to a study being...
News - 31 Jan 2014
When biology and materials science converge, the results can be new materials that can be used to deliver targeted drugs, repair damaged arteries or rebuild failing tissues, such as the anterior...
News - 9 Feb 2016
Putnam Plastics Corporation, a leader in advanced extrusions and components for minimally invasive medical devices, has developed an advanced tri-layer tubing technology that significantly improves...
News - 15 Jun 2010
Dow Corning Corp. and PolyOne Corp. have announced that PolyOne will distribute Dow Corning silicone products to healthcare device manufacturers and fabricators in the United States, Canada and...
News - 8 Jun 2010
PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL) and Dow Corning confirmed today that PolyOne will distribute Dow Corning silicone products to healthcare device manufacturers and fabricators in the United States,...
News - 4 Sep 2007
Drug-eluting stents are extremely effective devices to prevent restenosis following angioplasty. Yet, since last year, there is some debate and persistent uncertainty regarding the long term safety of...
News - 6 Apr 2010
Orthopedic surgeons are often hamstrung by less-than-ideal grafting material when performing surgeries for complex bone injuries resulting from trauma, aging or cancer.
Conventional synthetic bone...