Biocompatible and Biodegradable Films for Effective Prevention of Postoperative Adhesions
Shear modulus of polyelectrolyte complex (PEC) films (red) compared to soft tissue and competing materials (blue).
Adhesions often form after surgery, causing chronic abdominal or pelvic pain. Currently available adhesion prevention products form only a physical barrier against adhesions and have undesirable properties, such as...
Inventor(s): Noshir Langrana, Devendra Verma, Michelle Previtera
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences, Technology Classifications > Biomaterials, Technology Classifications > Medical Devices