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Blood-repellent materials: A new approach to medical implants: Engineers have grown 'superhemophobic' titanium surfaces that could form the basis for biocompatible medical devices
 

Blood-repellent materials: A new approach to medical implants: Engineers have grown 'superhemophobic' titanium surfaces that could form the basis for biocompatible medical devices

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Medical implants like stents, catheters and tubing introduce risk for blood clotting and infection -- a perpetual problem for many patients. Engineers now offer a potential solution: A specially grown, 'superhemophobic' titanium surface that's extremely repellent to blood. The material could form the basis for surgical implants with lower risk of rejection by the body.
 
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22 Jan 2017 - General
 
Thanks for sharing the article Tahira Nawaz . Having done some bioengineering in my earlier years, this is a very interesting discovery which is quite intuitive. The technology will help in the production of devices which can be used more effectively in a broad span of technologies, but I do not think it will help in the prevention of rejections as you wish ...
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