Resorbable devices

Resorbable Devices has designed a resorbable self-locking loop for surgical ligation during soft tissue surgery. more

Jun 27, 2016 4:26 PM Devices

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Image: Washinton University School of Medicine

Tiny implants measure intracranial pressure and temperature before being absorbed into the body more

Feb 3, 2016 11:00 AM News


Credit: The Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV—Institute für Kunstoffverarbeitung) at RWTH Aachen University in Germany.

Germany's Institute of Plastics Processing reckons a new approach to incontinence involving a one-off degradable drug delivery system will replace the need for regular tablets and catheterisation. more

Jan 28, 2013 12:00 AM Devices


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The number of patents referencing bioresorbable and medical grew from 48 in 2005 to 311 in 2011, an average annual growth rate of 37%, or 548% in absolute terms. The first fully resorbable drug eluting stent has been CE marked for sale in Europe. more

Nov 30, 2012 3:04 PM Technology

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