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Biodegradable implant encourages nerve regeneration

October 10, 2018

In a recent study conducted on rats, a wireless, biodegradable implant proved to be more effective than conventional surgery. Researchers at Northwestern University and Washington University School of Medicine developed a device the size of a quarter and thickness of a sheet of paper that delivers regular pulses of electricity to damaged peripheral nerves. According […]

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