Self-Navigating Catheter Designed for Heart Surgery Tested in Pigs
Self-Navigating Catheter Designed for Heart Surgery Tested in Pigs
The robotic catheter can guide its own movements within the heart of a live mammal to the site of a leaky valve replacement.
Self-Navigating Catheter Designed for Heart Surgery Tested in Pigs
Self-Navigating Catheter Designed for Heart Surgery Tested in Pigs

The robotic catheter can guide its own movements within the heart of a live mammal to the site of a leaky valve replacement.

The robotic catheter can guide its own movements within the heart of a live mammal to the site of a leaky valve replacement.

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Next Generation: Biofilm-Busting Catheter
Next Generation: Biofilm-Busting Catheter
Daniel Cossins | Mar 28, 2014
New urinary catheter design facilitates the elimination of bacterial biofilms that can cause blockages and increase the risk of urinary tract infections.
Mimicking Mussels
Mimicking Mussels
Ruth Williams | Apr 1, 2013
Scientists develop a gel that mimics mollusc glue to coat the insides of blood vessels.
Opinion: An Explosion of Devices
Opinion: An Explosion of Devices
Stephen C. Schimpff | Jan 28, 2013
From cardiovascular problems to neurological disorders, a plethora of new medical devices are reducing the need for surgery and improving the quality and safety of healthcare.