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Issue 41

According to the University of Connecticut’s UConn Today, UConn engineers have come up with a biodegradable pressure sensor that could help doctors to monitor chronic lung disease, swelling of the brain, and other medical conditions. more

Technology

Nawar Al-Zebari is one of the finalists for The Inventor Prize, which seeks out the UK’s best new inventors and ideas more

News

As specialist medical device patent attorneys, AdamsonJones offer medical technology expertise and helps clients build effective patent portfolios. The company’s Katherine Wright shares her expertise more

Opinion

Okani Medical Technology is using Solvay Peek for its latest knee implant. more

Technology

Susanne Jungmann, Sensirion, explains the importance of sensors for measuring and controlling lowest flow rates in medical devices and how they can be integrated effectively by manufacturers. more

Opinion

Bob Bessemer, Conair Group, says improvements in downstream extrusion control make catheter and stent production more repeatable and reliable than ever. more

Opinion

Polytech and AMSilk announce start of joint international clinical study for silk-coated medical implants – the first time that bioengineered silk will be inside the human body. more

News

The time has come to take note of the female-focussed healthtech hitting the market, says Lu Rahman. more

Opinion

As medical device design and technology offers us innovative products with increasingly sophisticated functionality, security issues are becoming key, says Lu Rahman. more

Opinion

Dr Albrecht Poth, Dr Knoell Consult, examines biological evaluation and the challenges and consequences for the medical device industry. more

Opinion

Lorna O’Gara, Ultrapolymers looks at polymer innovation in healthcare through inter-material replacement more

Opinion

Microscopic flaws in material structure can lead to stent deformation after implantation, by Anne Trafton, MIT News. more

News

Chinaplas 2018 offers a wealth of informative features at this year’s show including Medical Plastics Connect and the Industry 4.0 Conference. more

News

Lu Rahman looks at the state of China's healthcare market and asks why it is growing at an unprecedented rate. more

Opinion

Cikautxo Medical OEM explains the benefits of integrated sensors in catheters. more

Opinion

Thor Rollins, Piet Christiaens and Matthew R Jorgensen, Nelson Labs, explain why E&L testing offers an expedited path towards enhanced patient safety. more

Opinion

Head of content at Medical Plastics News, Lu Rahman, discusses the positive and negative impacts that innovation can have within the healthcare and medtech sectors. more

Opinion