News - 23 Oct 2007
Researchers in the Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee, today presented a paper that indicates a new polymer...
News - 30 Apr 2004
Kyocera Corporation (Headquarters: Kyoto; President: Yasuo Nishiguchi) (hereinafter referred to as "Kyocera") and Kobe Steel, Ltd. (Headquarters: Kobe; President: Yasuo Inubushi)...
Article - 13 Sep 2004
The different types of biomaterials are classified according to the way in which they behave when implanted. The evolution of biomaterials and the market are also briefly described.
Article - 23 Oct 2002
The development of a hydroxyapatite-polyethylene composite has heralded a new generation of biomaterials. Tailoring the composition has given the composite mechanical properties similar to human bone...
Article - 17 Nov 2020
With the aging population, the demand for medical tools and devices, such as stents and blood glucose test strips, is increasing
News - 6 Aug 2009
The Hans Walter Wild Stadium belonging to the German regional soccer team Spielvereinigung Bayreuth has the first soccer pitch in Germany to feature artificial turf from the Swiss company XL Turf....
Article - 22 May 2003
A summary of literature on the in vivo behaviour of zirconia ceramics is reported. Its behaviour is compared to that of alumina, with reports covering both soft and hard tissue behaviour and...
News - 16 Aug 2010
Extra-hard coatings made from diamond-like carbon (DLC) extend the operating lifetime of tools and components. In artificial joints, however, these coatings often fail because they detach. Empa...
Article - 1 Aug 2005
In medical technology, the quality and documentation standards are superior to those implemented in other branches of industry. Manufacturers of medical products have to ensure a uniformly high...
News - 16 Dec 2013
A Duke research team has developed a better recipe for synthetic replacement cartilage in joints.
Combining two innovative technologies they each helped develop, lead authors Farshid Guilak, a...