Applications for Medical Device Coatings

What types of medical applications utilize coatings? Hydrophilic and antimicrobial coatings have major applications in the field of medical devices. Advances in surface enhancements, especially low friction hydrophilic coatings, have accelerated minimally invasive surgery’s growth. Antimicrobial coatings are used to fight against healthcare associated infections. These lubricious, low friction coatings now impact a variety of surgical …