News - 8 Feb 2022
Modern medical science is a story of innovation. Novel therapies, drugs, and treatments have improved the life expectancy and quality of life for millions of patients. Additive manufacturing,...
News - 29 Oct 2020
In the past few years, heart disease has been the major cause of death around the world, reports the American Heart Association.
A cardiac cell patch combines an engineered blood vessel network...
News - 7 Aug 2017
A pioneering new study is set to help surgeons repair hearts without damaging precious tissue.
A team of scientists from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), The University of Manchester,...
News - 26 Feb 2014
Using an inexpensive 3-D printer, biomedical engineers have developed a custom-fitted, implantable device with embedded sensors that could transform treatment and prediction of cardiac...
News - 20 Feb 2013
Imec demonstrated a low-power (20µW), intra-cardiac signal processing chip for the detection of ventricular fibrillation at this week’s International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC...
News - 16 Nov 2012
Researchers at the McCormick School of Engineering are part of a team that has used stretchable electronics to create a multipurpose medical catheter that can both monitor heart functions and perform...
News - 10 Feb 2010
Diamonds and gold may make some hearts flutter on Valentine's Day, but in a University at Buffalo laboratory, silver nanoparticles are being designed to do just the opposite.
News - 6 May 2009
A NASA technology that was developed for an aerospace high-speed research program is now part of an implantable device for heart failure patients.
NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton,...
AMETEK Engineered Medical Components (EMC) is a leader in customized medical device interconnects, cable assemblies and leads. Its products include custom, fine-featured components, engineered...
Article - 1 Aug 2003
The human body is a complex system. Biomaterials are materials used to replace parts of the body for various reasons. The development of current and future biomaterials is looked at in terms of an...