Research and Markets: Biomedical Materials - Issue 6, 2012 - Mechanical Tissue Resuscitation Device May Offer Hope for Brain-Injured

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 11:24am
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DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 3, 2012--Research and Markets ( ) has announced the addition of the "Biomedical Materials - Issue 6, 2012" report to their offering.

A monthly news alert which addresses all the latest developments in ceramics, composites, metals, polymers and textiles for biomedical use including advances in materials, product launches and trials, industry news, international regulatory issues and an alerting service to the latest research results.

Reports on new and existing application areas: artificial organs and skin, bioprostheses, bone repair, catheters, contact lenses, dental materials, drug delivery, ophthalmics, orthopaedics, sutures and tissue engineering. Every month, this concise newsletter will keep you up-to-date with the latest research in a format that doesn't take all day to read. Biomedical Materials provides you with abstracts of the latest research findings and details of new materials being tested or developed, as well as all the industry news, such as markets, product trials and corporate strategies. Plus, all news articles contain contact details so you can follow up items of specific interest directly with the companies and institutes concerned.

Key Topics Covered: MATERIALS - Hydrogels research may lead to better drug delivery PRODUCTS - Tests start for bionic eye prototype - Retina Implant reports good results from China - Balloon valvuloplasty catheter gains European approval - Catheter-based treatment for heart failure offers new approach - Boston Scientific stent wins US approval - Medinol wins US approval for stent - Smith & Nephew launches shoulder suture anchor - USA approves combination device for below-the-knee applications - St Jude Medical wins US approval for small pacemaker INDUSTRY NEWS - DSM will acquire Kensey Nash - Varian Medical and Siemens sign pact REGULATORY AFFAIRS - Medical device industry questions European Parliament's resolution - US government in talks to phase down mercury use in fillings RESEARCH ALERT - Mechanical tissue resuscitation device may offer hope for brain-injured - First human trial starts of self-expanding bioresorbable scaffold for peripheral artery disease - Modified titanium implant surface may offer improved bone-forming capability - Femoral access site closure device shows promise CALENDAR RESEARCH NEWS - New coating for joint implants may prevent premature failure - Mussels share their sticky secret For more information visit

CONTACT: Research and Markets Laura Wood, Senior Manager. U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907 Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716 Sector:Biotechnology,Healthcare and Medical Devices,Advanced Materials KEYWORD: INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH BIOTECHNOLOGY MEDICAL DEVICES MANAGED CARE SOURCE: Research and Markets Copyright Business Wire 2012 PUB: 08/03/2012 11:24 AM/DISC: 08/03/2012 11:24 AM


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