Quick Snips: Topics in Surgery

IMAGE: DRAWING OF WIRELESS SMART BANDAGE ON HUMAN ARM

Wireless smart bandage provides new insights on healing chronic wounds

By: Olivia Miltner | November 28, 2022

Research from the Gurtner Lab recently published in Nature Biotechnology explores a new type of bandage that combines wireless electrical stimulation and biosensors to bring hope to patients with slow-to-heal injuries.

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Cranium of adult male circa1000–1400 AD

Surgery and Native American Medicine

By: Jude Sotelo | November 23, 2022

Native American Heritage Month is celebrated every November to commemorate and recognize the present and past cultures, histories, technologies, and contributions of the original people of the Americas. In addition, we would like to recognize the many, often overlooked, innovations made by Indigenous tribes regarding medicine and the practice of surgery.

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Turning Down the Volume on Scar Formation to Promote Healthy Wound Healing

By: Jude Sotelo | June 17, 2022

University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson scientists added a drug to standard wound treatments to promote the regeneration of healthy tissue and reduce excessive scarring.

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