RESEARCHERS INVENT SUTURELESS METHOD FOR JOINING BLOOD VESSELS

by Miryam Muller in ,


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A new heat-sensitive gel and glue combo is a major step forward for cardiovascular surgery, enabling blood vessels to be reconnected without puncturing them with a needle and thread. It represents the biggest change to vascular suturing in 100 years, according to Stanford University Medical Center researchers.

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