The uses for silicone rubber molding in short-term and long term medical devices have continued to grow over the past few decades. This material is biocompatible, making it ideal for implantable devices with critical functions such as defibrillators, heart pumps, and surgical reconstructive components. In order to put this material to its optimal uses, medical device manufacturers need to understand how silicone is handled, processed, and molded into parts. This e-book covers the characteristics and science behind implantable silicone, as well as its uses and processes, and the importance of patient safety. Download the full book for more in-depth information.