Secant Medical Brings Versatile Biomaterials and Coated Composite Structures to MD&M West

Perkasie, Penna. – January 28, 2015 – Secant Medical will present its latest advances in biomaterials, coated composite structures, and biomedical textiles during the MD&M West tradeshow, February 10–12, 2015, at booth #1973. The company’s team will showcase a variety of polymeric and metallic biomedical structures that can be used in the design of medical devices for cardiovascular, general surgery, neurovascular and orthopedic indications.

Secant Medical will also highlight the uses of Regenerez® poly(glycerol sebacate) in reinforced composites and as a coating on various structures. Regenerez is the next-generation bioresorbable resin that serves as a platform for regenerative medicine, offering the potential to create a more favorable environment to promote tissue regeneration with a reduced inflammatory response compared to other bioresorbable materials.

“Textile-reinforced composites formed with Regenerez have a diverse range of potential applications, including hernia and other compliant meshes, orthopedics and soft tissue repair products such as biomimetic tendon and ligament replacements, and implants that require partial or full-stage resorption,” says Ryan Heniford, business development director at Secant Medical. “We’re responding to what the market needs—a bioresorbable material that has tunable mechanical properties, enabling a functional implant that encourages healing without an acute inflammatory response.”

When: February 10–12, 2015
Where: Booth #1973. Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA.

About MD&M West: Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, MD&M West returns to Anaheim in 2015, bringing with it the region’s leading medical device suppliers and buyers. MD&M
West delivers decision makers in general corporate management, R&D, and design engineering whose primary interests include manufacturing & production machinery, contract R&D, and medical-grade materials.
 
About Secant Medical: Secant Medical® designs and manufactures biomedical textiles and other structures for medical devices. Employing medical fabric engineering technologies, we blend polymeric, metallic and resorbable biomaterials to create custom, high-performance structures that are used in the cardiovascular, general surgery, neurovascular, orthopedic and regenerative medicine fields. Built on a 70-year history, we’re committed to the future of biomaterials and their role in the healing process and are actively engaged in research partnerships to advance next-generation biomaterial development. Secant Medical is a business unit of Fenner PLC, a worldwide leader in reinforced polymer engineering headquartered in Yorkshire, England. For more information, contact Maria Fontanazza at 215-257-8680 x2192 or maria.fontanazza@secantmedical.com.
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