New antioxidant biomaterial prevents medical implant failure, promotes healing

When a foreign material is put inside the human body, you will always get an inflammatory response to some degree, says Guillermo Ameer, professor of biomedical engineering in McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science and professor of surgery in the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University (Chicago). “A problem with commonly used plastic materials, in particular, is that in addition to that inflammatory response, oxidation occurs,” he adds. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Bioresorbable Polymers Medical Polymers read more

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New antioxidant biomaterial prevents medical implant failure, promotes healing

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