New biodegradable wound dressing material accelerates healing

January 17, 2019

A team of scientists from the MISiS National University of Science and Technology with colleagues from the Central European Institute of Technology (Brno, the Czech Republic) and other Czech universities have developed a biodegradable material with antibacterial action to use as a dressing on damaged skin. Bandages made from the material have a pinpoint effect; they remain effective for a long time and do not need changed – a new dressing can be put right on top of the previous one. An article about the study was published in the Materials and Design journal.

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