Biodegradable patch could help heal broken bones

July 26th, 2021

UW–Madison professor Xuedong Wang holds a fracture electrostimulation device he and his lab designed. When placed over a fracture, the device generates electricity from movement, accelerating bone healing. Photo: UW–Madison/Jason Daley. Scientists have studied the use of electricity in healing wounds, including bone fractures, but as that requires surgically implanting and removing electrodes powered by an […]

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