New harmless radiopaque glue to seal bleeding and guide surgery -- MEDICA Trade Fair

New harmless radiopaque glue to seal bleeding and guide surgery

07/25/2017

Image: Collage of images showing how a new surgical adhesive works; Copyright: IBS

Nanoparticles made with a shell of silica (SiO2) and a core of radiopaque tantalum oxide (TaOx) are used to make a tissue adhesive and visible to ultrasound, X-ray, and fluorescent imaging; ©IBS