Electronic bandage releases medication to help heal wounds

by The Insights

This smart wound-monitoring patch could one day be used to speed healing in humans – so far it’s been tested in mice and rats

Wei Gao, California Institute of Technology

A stretchy bandage that can monitor wounds, release drugs as needed, and perform electrical stimulation has been shown to speed healing in rodents.

Wei Gao from the California Institute of Technology and his colleagues developed the smart adhesive bandage from a flexible printed circuit board. The bandage, which is only a few centimeters long, contains electrochemical sensors that analyze a range of biomarkers, including temperature…

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