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Engineers backed by the National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) are designing and testing aortic heart valve replacements made of polymers rather than animal heart tissues. Read more

North America

Sister title to MPN Med-Tech Innovation looks at the innovators who are looking for new ways to save lives with 3D printing. Read more

Opinion

An Irish medical devices company has developed a minimally invasive product to help treat defective heart valves, Irish Times have reported. Read more

Devices

A medical team from Clínica Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona has successfully performed Spain’s first implant of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. Read more

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Medical device company Boston Scientific is recalling a range of heart devices at its Galway plant after an issue was reported with the device’s locking mechanism. Read more

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As February is National Heart month in the UK, MPN’s Emily Hughes takes a look at some of the ways plastics help with the treatment of heart disease Read more

Opinion

Medical device maker Medtronic has recalled 7,300 devices used to implant heart valves after receiving reports that the systems contained particles that could cause health problems Read more

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