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Scientists invent catheter system to deliver electricity-activated glue path – Science Daily

Researchers have developed a device that offers a quicker and less invasive way to seal tears and holes in blood vessels, using an electrically-activated glue patch…

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A team of researchers led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has developed a device that offers a quicker and less invasive way to seal tears and holes in blood vessels, using an electrically-activated glue patch applied via a minimally invasive balloon catheter.This device could eventually replace the need for open or keyhole surgery to patch up or stitch together internal blood vessel defects.
After inserting the catheter into an appropriate blood vessel, the glue patch…

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