Elastic Hydrogel that Seals Wounds

A robust solution for the efficient repair of wounds in mechanically challenging body areas, has been developed by a team led by Ali Khademhosseini, Ph.D., at Harvard''s Wyss Institute and Nasim Annabi, Ph.D., at Northeastern University. MeTro, a highly elastic hydrogel can tightly seal moving tissues without the need for additional sutures or staples.

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