Tag: "disintegrate" at medical news
Ingenious Biodegradable Heart Stent May Dictate Advancements in Heart Stent Technology
...o work for 30 days and then designed to completely disintegrate
within two to three months. This has been tested on 30 patients who have undergone the first successful 30-day check up. No adverse reactions have been reported. At least five additional tests would be required before these stents hit the market....
Improved Bone Grafts With Bioactive cement scaffold
...owed to solidify. The natural polymer beads slowly disintegrate
and mix, creating a scaffold that is filled by the recently released bone cells. "Bone cells are very smart," says Hockin Xu, of the ADAF and principal investigator for the project. "They can tell the difference between materials that are bioactive...