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January 22, 2024

Innovative Wound Care Device Relies on High-Tech Polycarbonate

Specialized equipment that enhances skin recovery in chronic wounds usually needs biocompatible, sterilizable, and durable materials. For this reason, Vaporox developed the VHT-200 to foster revascularization and tissue growth in chronic skin wounds using a high-tech polycarbonate. Tailored for clinic and physician office use, the medical device required a robust material for its vaporizer component. Due to the device’s significance, technical support from the plastic supplier was a crucial factor in the decision-making process.

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January 12, 2024

At-Home 3D Printed Prosthetic Socket Manufacturing Could be Possible with Breakthrough

3D printing has emerged as a game-changer in the medical field, particularly in the development of prosthetics and orthotics. While the technology allows for highly customizable solutions, challenges persist, especially concerning the limited availability of these prosthetics. However, a recent breakthrough in 3D printing research by Loughborough University could potentially revolutionize the creation of prosthetic sockets.

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