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Novel Devices Require Novel Tests
Unique Multidisciplinary Expertise
Robust Failure Analysis Insights
Credentialed Talent at the Forefront of Innovation
Drive Safety & Compliance
With every advancement in medical device materials and technologies, understanding how they will perform, wear down, and interact with the human body becomes increasingly complex. Engaging our experts early in your product development can help you get ahead of risks, while positioning your devices to achieve FDA and EU compliance.
Anticipating Medical Device Lifespan & Impact
Get a clear understanding of how your medical devices may wear over time and the related impacts on the people who use them. Exponent offers extensive experience conducting medical device wear testing, establishing custom test programs, and providing data analysis insights to prepare your medical devices for the regulatory process. Our expertise includes conducting wear and durability testing of orthopedic, spine, and cardiovascular devices.
Expertise in Using Polymers in Medical Implants
Exponent is helping guide the use of polymer biomaterials in next-generation medical implants. Our experts have contributed to many publications, as well as "the book" on polyetheretherketone, known as PEEK (ASTM F2026). We also offer extensive experience on the analyses required for evaluating polyethylene (ASTM F648 and ASTM F2759, and the UHMWPE Biomaterials Handbook).
Innovation That Improves Outcomes
Medical devices are expected to perform under a range of conditions in and around the human body. From biocompatibility and corrosion assessments to finite element analysis and MRI compatibility, Exponent delivers essential insights to help understand device performance.
Collaboration That Helps You See the Full Picture
Exponent is uniquely positioned to assemble a team tailored to your specific challenges. We bring together multidisciplinary experts to provide a broad perspective to help ensure relevant questions are addressed.
Hold Your Products to a Higher Standard
Exponent brings an unparalleled level of integrated expertise to every test and evaluation. Our commitment to scientific excellence is your competitive advantage.
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