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The Impact of Hydrophilic Medical Device Coatings on Patients

December 1, 2020

Overview

Lubricious, Low Friction Coatings Reduce Tissue Damage During Minimally Invasive Surgery

Harland’s Lubricent® UV Hydrophilic Coatings enable catheters and guidewires to navigate through the most difficult anatomies. Minimally invasive surgery enabled by medical devices with surface enhancements has emerged as the gold standard for efficient, low-risk surgical procedures. It is a cost-effective, and patient-friendly method of performing an operation. Minimally invasive techniques satisfy patients’ desires for a swift recovery and shorten the hospitalization period. The pressures to reduce healthcare costs and improve outcomes are driving minimally invasive medical devices to replace more and more traditional surgical procedures.

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