Regenerative medicine (RM) holds the potential to address some of society's most intractable health problems and restore or establish normal bodily function. Today, regenerative medicine is an emerging technology that...
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...
When developing new products for the diagnostic and clinical markets commercial success depends as much on defining the correct product need as it does on finding a good technology solution. Many companies when bringing...
With the convergence of the increasing active and aging population as well as continuing surgeon adoption of arthroscopic procedures, there is an increased demand for minimally invasive sports medicine and arthroscopic...
An executive roundtable interview on the role of business strategy and design strategy in the product development process.
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...
Being able to obtain prototype parts quickly to test for component fit and function can help get your product to market faster than your competition. Adjustments in design, materials, size, shape, assembly, color,...
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...
Prototyping can improve the product development life cycle. Designers must understand different prototyping methods for mechanical and industrial design.