Tissue Reconstruction

Bio-inspired glue keeps hearts securely sealed

When a child is born with a heart defect such as a hole in the heart, the highly invasive therapies are challenging due to an inability to quickly and safely secure devices inside the heart. Sutures take ...

Jan 08, 2014
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Research advances breast reconstruction

Breast reconstruction surgery will become both safer and more realistic thanks to research led by Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia.

Dec 06, 2011
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