Advanced Biomaterials and Biomedical Textile Technology
As a functional component of a device, biomedical textile structures are used in applications such as heart valves, endovascular grafts, soft tissue repair products, load-sharing scaffolds, and neurovascular stents. Based on the biomimetic requirements of an application, a material structure is custom designed by engineers who have highly technical experience with medical textile-forming technologies. At Secant Group, we apply our extensive knowledge of textile engineering methods—knitting, braiding, and weaving—to create high-performance biomedical structures that assist in the internal repair and recovery of the body.
Selecting the most appropriate material(s) to meet an application’s requirements is a crucial step in developing a biomedical structure. Armed with expertise in microbiology, chemistry, and biomedical engineering, Secant Group’s cross-functional team collaborates with you to recommend a polymeric, metallic, or resorbable material (or blend thereof) that promotes biological integration and encourages healing. As part of this process, we employ our proficiency in biomaterials research and analysis within our state-of-the-art Materials Science Laboratory.
Controlled Active Release
Secant Group's Hydralese™ technology for controlled release consists of biocompatible and shelf-stable polymers that can be manufactured into forms such as implants, microspheres, and coatings. Hydralese polymers are based on poly(glycerol sebacate) (PGS) polymer resin crosslinked with various chemistries to provide tailored release profiles and other customizable properties.
Secant Group produces a bioresorbable resin platform that serves as a platform for regenerative healing. Made from poly(glycerol sebacate) (PGS), Regenerez® is available for a variety of in vivo applications for cardiovascular, orthopedics, neurovascular, and tissue engineering.