Aquifi is located in Palo Alto, California – the heart of Silicon Valley and home to Stanford University and numerous tech startups. We’re a company of inventors, fresh grads to industry...
Article - 11 Jan 2003
Titanium alloys are suited to use in both surgical tools and implants. Material properties that contribute to the suitability, alloys that are used and appplications such as bone and joint...
News - 3 Aug 2011
Researchers at the Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen and Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) have developed a heart model called Langendorff heart to demonstrate the impact of artificial nanoparticles on...
News - 19 Feb 2014
To develop correctly, baby hearts need rhythm...even before they have blood to pump.
"We have discovered that mechanical forces are important when making baby hearts," said Mary...
Article - 8 Jan 2007
Biocompatible ceramics are suited to many biomedical applications. Wear resistance makes them suited to artificial joints and electrical properties make them suitable for implantable electronics....
News - 11 Dec 2018
Over one in eight people aged 75 and older in the US develop moderate-to-severe blockage of the aortic valve in their hearts, commonly caused by calcified deposits that accumulate on the valve’s...
Article - 13 Jun 2002
Pyrolytic carbon is biocompatible and thromboresistant. This combined with wear resistance, durability and strength make it an ideal material for artificial heart valves. The development of the...
News - 1 Dec 2011
Morgan Advanced Materials announced that it produces a range of superior Diamonex diamond-like carbon (DLC) biocompatible coatings that are ideal for medical implants, including left ventricular...
Article - 25 Mar 2004
Closure Medical have received US FDA approval to start clinical trials of their biodegradable vascular sealant material. Posted March 18 2004
News - 27 Feb 2014
In the heart, as in the movies, 3D action beats the 2D experience hands down.
In 3D, healthy hearts do their own version of the twist. Rather than a simple pumping action, they circulate...