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Jeffrey M. Koslosky to Discuss "Biomedical Textiles in Implantable Medical Devices"

Mon, 05/07/2012 - 4:45am
The Associated Press

PERKASIE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2012-- Jeffrey M. Koslosky, vice president of advanced technologies at Secant Medical(R), will deliver a presentation, "Biomedical Textiles in Implantable Medical Devices," during the Medical Design & Manufacturing East conference in Philadelphia, Pa. Koslosky will speak in conference session 2-D: New Materials Processing Technologies for Medical Devices on May 22, from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. He will discuss the versatile properties and performance characteristics of biomedical textiles and the impact of textile engineering technologies in enabling device design.

Secant Medical will also sponsor a Lunch and Learn session with two industry partners to discuss "Enabling Technologies to Advance Device Design" on May 22 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. This event is open to registered conference participants. Additionally, Secant Medical technical engineering staff will be available to discuss biomedical textiles and their capabilities at the Secant Medical exhibit, Booth #2019.

"We see the MD&M East conference as an excellent opportunity to demonstrate the benefits and varied design options available with implantable textiles," says Koslosky. "Biomedical textiles can transform medical device engineers' design portfolios to create truly innovative and market-leading devices. We look forward to sharing these innovations with the medical device community." MD&M East is a premier resource for the medical device industry, offering access to new technologies, world-class suppliers and expertise, updates on recent research and commercialization, and services for every aspect of the medical product development process.

About Secant Medical: Secant Medical(R), LLC is the leader in custom-developed biomedical textile structures for medical devices, helping customers meet challenges to bring device solutions to market quickly and effectively. Using constantly evolving advanced metallic and polymeric biomaterials, the company designs the high-performance textile structures that client innovations require in developing the next generation orthopedic, cardiovascular, tissue-engineered and neurological devices, and new general surgery resources. Secant Medical is a business unit of Prodesco, Inc., the leader in the design, development and manufacture of engineered fabric structures for the medical, industrial and aerospace industries since 1943.

Prodesco is part of Fenner PLC, a worldwide leader in reinforced polymer engineering headquartered in Yorkshire, England. For more information, contact Joannie Anthony at 215-257-8680 x1199 or joannie.anthony@secantmedical.com, or visit www.secantmedical.com/release-entry.php.

CONTACT: Secant Medical, LLC Joannie Anthony, 215-257-8680 x1199 joannie.anthony@secantmedical.com KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA PENNSYLVANIA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SURGERY HEALTH BIOTECHNOLOGY CARDIOLOGY MEDICAL DEVICES SOURCE: Secant Medical, LLC Copyright Business Wire 2012 PUB: 05/07/2012 08:00 AM/DISC: 05/07/2012 08:00 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120507005093/

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