Bioresorbable patch could heal broken bones

October 1st, 2021

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have developed a biodegradable, electro-stimulating implant that can speed wound healing, including bone fractures. Xudong Wang, professor of materials science and engineering, and collaborators including Weibo Cai, professor of radiology and medical physics, created the device that’s self-powered, implantable and bioresorbable, so once the bone is knitted back together, […]

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