Biomedical textiles are gaining significant momentum for use in medical devices to facilitate less invasive surgical procedures. Today, implantable biomedical textiles play a role in a wide range of products spanning orthopedics, cardiovascular, general surgery, sports medicine, surgical robotics – and many other applications. But despite their growing popularity, there...

A growing geriatric population, rising chronic disease rates, and increased demand for less invasive surgical procedures are some of the major factors contributing to the adoption of automation in healthcare[i]. Incorporating robots in the operating room has enabled a shift away from open-surgery, and towards complex, high-precision procedures that can...

Cortland, NY, September 29, 2020 - During a year marked by unprecedented global challenges, Cortland Biomedical remained steadfast in its commitment to advance the possibilities for less invasive surgical procedures through the development of advanced medical textile constructions.  The full-service medical textiles product development partner -- which provides access to...

By John Greco, Vice President, Sales Biomedical textiles have been incorporated in to medical devices for cardiovascular and endovascular applications for more than 50 years. Initially, textiles were limited primarily to vascular grafts and heart valve sewing cuffs for use in traditional aortic valve repair. This eventually expanded to include products...

Armed with fully electronic knitting machines with advanced software that allows for infinite patterns and repetitions, Cortland Biomedical has begun developing fabric patterns with areas that vary in density to alternately prevent leakage and promote tissue regeneration. Learn more here. ...