Electrospinning may improve medical glue's ability to stop bleeding

04/30/2014 | Royal Society of Chemistry

Airflow-directed electrospinning allowed accurate and effective application of medical glue in animals, suggesting the technique could be developed for use during surgery, according to a study in the journal Nanoscale. The airflow cleans the wound before the device applies cyanoacrylate polymer solution in ultrathin fibers. Researchers are planning to improve the device and evaluate its safety.

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