A thread that collects diagnostic data when sutured into tissue -- MEDICA Trade Fair

A thread that collects diagnostic data when sutured into tissue

07/19/2016

Image: A graphic that shows the new invention; Copyright: Nano Lab, Tufts University

Threads penetrate multiple layers of tissue to sample interstitial fluid and direct it to sensing threads that collect data. Conductive threads then deliver the data to a flexible wireless transmitter sitting on top of the skin; ©Nano Lab, Tufts University