Nano-Tech Sealant closes wounds and hinders bacterial infection


QDOTS imagesCAKXSY1K 8A new joining material for laser welding tissue during operations has the  potential to produce stronger seals and provide an alternative to sutures and  stapling in intestinal surgery, scientists report.

Their study, which involves use of a gold-based sealing material, appears in  the journal ACS Nano.

Kaushal Rege and colleagues from Arizona State University explained in a  statement that laser tissue welding (LTW) is a stitch-free surgical method for  connecting and sealing blood vessels, cartilage in joints, the liver, the  urinary tract and other tissues.

Read more:  http://www.theengineer.co.uk/military-and-defence/news/sealant-closes-wounds-and-hinders-bacterial-infection/1016263.article#ixzz2TDXuCH98

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