Clinical Needs

  • Lubricity

    Surmodics provides best-in-class lubricity with hydrophilic medical device coatings that reduce coefficient of friction by up to 99%.

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  • Hemocompatibility

    Hemocompatible coatings from Surmodics can significantly improve blood compatibility of a variety of medical devices, ranging from those that are in the body for minutes to those that remain for years.

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  • Drug Delivery

    Surmodics technology can apply a polymeric matrix on the surface of a medical device to achieve controlled release of bioactive pharmaceuticals. Our high-quality durable or degradable drug delivery systems are available for virtually all types of devices and geometries—from coated balloons and stents to ophthalmic platforms.

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  • Multifunctional

    Sometimes, a device calls for more than one coating property. It needs to be lubricious for heightened ease of insertion and hemocompatible to resist thrombus formation. It needs to be lubricious and release drug at a controlled rate for a given duration.

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