A new micro-needle adhesive inspired by a parasite has become a skin graft breakthrough in medical science. The inspiration for this new skin graft technology has come from the spiny-headed worm, an intestinal parasite found in fish.
This new patch is covered with cone-shaped micro needles that can stick to soft tissue with very little damage. The needles are designed to swell when exposed to water, further anchoring the patches hold to tissues. There are so many new advantages to this skin graft breakthrough, the application and removal process is much smoother and the new micro needles are said to hold three times stronger than surgical staples.
This will surely help a great deal of people who have been injured and require surgery, and there are also talks of advanced uses for the new technology in the near future.
Stats for Advanced Skin Graft Solutions
Trending: Older & Average
Research: 3,681 clicks in 161 w
Interest: 1.3 minutes
Concept: Skin Graft
Related: 61 examples / 47 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55+
Comparison Set: 22 similar articles, including: cutting-edge hospital communication, 3d printed ears, and portable paramedic scanners.
Advanced Skin Graft Solutions
More Stats +/-
3D Printed Ears
Cutting-Edge Hospital Communication
Portable Paramedic Scanners
Multitasking Medical Utensils
Internal Bleeding Detectors