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Glowing liquid bandage monitors oxygen levels in transplanted tissue

December 28, 2020

Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), US, may have found a way around using wired oximeters to monitor tissue oxygenation: a liquid bandage that glows in response to the levels of oxygen in the tissue. A camera with a flash is used to excite the phosphorescent materials in the liquid bandage, which glows from red […]

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