This article looks at NanoArc® Bismuth oxide from Nanophase. Bismuth Oxide can be incorporated into specialty polymers and materials for bone implants, dental prosthetic devices, catheters, sutures...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1727 | 13 Sep 2006
A new "solder" for laser welding of tissue during surgical operations has the potential to produce stronger seals and expand use of this alternative to conventional sutures and stapling...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=27313 | 9 May 2013
The nanoTensile 5000 automated test system from Hysitron combines enables simplified small-scale tensile testing with a state-of-the-art instrument which, in its design, inherently solves the various...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1752 | 3 Oct 2006
As sports injuries go, a torn tendon ranks right up there: searing pain, followed by a protracted period of healing that often lasts for months. If the rupture is severe there's surgery...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=27798 | 9 Jul 2013
Electronic sutures that monitor surgical incisions for healing and infection. Electronic films that cling to the heart like shrink wrap, monitoring and regulating the heartbeat and alerting the...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=28235 | 10 Sep 2013
A plastic material already used in absorbable surgical sutures and other medical devices shows promise for continuous administration of antibiotics to patients with brain infections, scientists are...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=28133 | 29 Aug 2013
Airmen's traumatic battlefield injuries may be more effectively treated by using a new light-activated technology developed as a result of research managed by Air Force Office of Scientific Research...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=17347 | 4 May 2010
Since its development in China thousands of years ago, silk from silkworms,
spiders and other insects has been used for high-end, luxury fabrics as well
as for parachutes and medical sutures....
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=16463 | 17 Mar 2010
Two Cornell researchers
have launched iFyber LLC, which markets fabrics with embedded nanoparticles
to detect explosives and dangerous chemicals or to serve as antibacterials for...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=13772 | 22 Sep 2009
The National Institute of Standards
and Technology (NIST) last week issued its first reference materials to
support the new and growing field of tissue engineering for medicine. The new...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=11312 | 5 May 2009