Medical Device

From stents to regenerative medicines, the medical device manufacturing sector is highly diversified and is known for producing high-quality products using advanced technology. Charles River offers an integrated approach to medical device studies with a commitment to scientific excellence, an appreciation of client-specific, and an understanding of regulatory considerations. The medical device industry is highly regulated and requires quality systems to be assessed for products to be manufactured.

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Close up view on artificial heart prosthesis

Webinar: Environmental & Sterility Assurance Control for Medical Devices

Learn the importance of maintaining a state of control with sound environmental monitoring programs and microbial contamination control within medical device manufacturing facilities.

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Characterization of an Acute Rodent Osteomyelitis Infectious Model Using a Tibial Intramedullary Implant Inoculation

Chronic osteomyelitis in presence of orthopedic implants is a condition observed in the field of biomaterials as it impairs early bone-implant contact, fixation and integration. In this study, a surgical intramedullary tibial insertion was performed using a titanium wire previously inoculated with Staphylococcus aureus in order to develop an osteomyelitis model in a clinically relevant long bone and in absence of any prophylactic treatment.

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Scanning Electron Microscopy

Scanning Electron Microscopy Datasheet

Our scanning electron microscope (SEM) can aid your medical device development and safety assessment. We’re able to run a variety of SEM studies to enhance your research and development program.

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