Search Tag: biocompatible

Cardiology Management

New Customisable, Biocompatible Heart Valves

2017 23 May

Harvard researchers have developed a next-generation heart valve that accurately functions upon implantation and regenerates into long-lasting heart-like tissue, according to a study published in the journal Biomaterials. These biocompatible heart valves are called JetValves, which can be manufactured in all desired shapes and sizes, and take seconds... Read more

IMAGING Management

1 Nanoparticle = 6 Types of Medical Imaging

2015 22 Jan

Researchers have created a nanoparticle that can be detected by six medical imaging techniques: computed tomography (CT) scanning, positron emission tomography (PET) scanning, fluorescence imaging, photoacoustic imaging, upconversion imaging and Cerenkov luminescence imaging. In the future, patients could receive a single injection of the nanoparticles... Read more