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

27 Jun 2016 16:26 Devices

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

3 Feb 2016 11:00 News

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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

28 Jan 2013 00:00 Devices

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Credit: Abbott.

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

30 Nov 2012 15:04 Technology