News - 16 Sep 2010
Amedica Corporation, a spinal and orthopaedic implant and instrument company focused on unique silicon nitride (SiN) ceramic technologies, announced today that it has been granted two United States...
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...
News - 7 Jul 2009
Nanovis LLC, a startup developer of nanosurfaced implants and nanostructured biomaterials, announced Tuesday (July 7) that it has begun initial testing of a bone regeneration technology with the help...
News - 15 Apr 2009
Innovative technology developed in cooperation between the Electronics Department of the Helsinki University of Technology (TKK) and the Orton Invalid Foundation is a significant step in the repair of...
News - 5 Nov 2008
Hip resurfacing is often seen as a modern alternative to the more conventional total hip replacement, but new data from a study led by Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, USA, suggest that a...
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 - 5 Jul 2006
A revolutionary technique for the attachment of prosthetic limbs and fingers is being developed by a team of UCL scientists headed by Professor Gordon Blunn. Part of the UCL Institute of Orthopaedics...
Article - 14 Sep 2004
The mechanical properties of hydroxyapatite are generally considered insufficient to be used in a monolithic form. Thus researchers have been working on composites to compensate for this. Some of the...
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 - 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...