Implanted pump is molded from PEEK


High-performance PEEK (polyether ether ketone) continues to make impressive inroads in human implant applications.

The latest example is the ALFAPump System from Sequana Medical Switzerland, which helps patients suffering from excessive fluid in their abdomen. The battery-operated pump implant is based on the

New battery-operated implant is made from PEEK.

VESTAKEEP brand PEEK from Evonik Industries (Darmstadt, Germany) and has received CE approval.

The CE mark indicates conformity to specific European market directives. It is required for medical products sold in the European Union and other European countries sometimes referred to as the European Economic Area....
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