CHALLENGE: Two or more lots of medical tubing have slight variations that cannot be determined by standard measurement inspections, even when produced on the same equipment and inspected under the same guidelines. The...
New Materials and Innovative Constructions Provide Foundation for Change
Heart valve disease affects nearly 5 million Americans, a figure that is expected to double in the next 25 years. The most advanced of these cases require heart valve surgery. Prosthetic heart valves are designed to...
This whitepaper discusses the changing demographics of orthopedic patients, the versatility of biomedical fabrics and the advances in implantable biomaterial textile technologies in the development of ...
Biomedical textile structures are increasingly prevalent as critical components in a broad range of medical devices. Device designers are challenged in exploring material selection in component design, optimizing the...
One of the most interesting trends in medical device development is the rapid growth of woven biomedical textiles for use in key device components. As the pace of innovation in the device industry accelerates, engineers...