High-Tech Bandage Spurs Blood Vessel Growth

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A team of engineers has created a bandage that in just one week not only encourages new blood vessel growth but
helps guide that growth as well
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"The ability to pattern functional blood vessels at this scale in living tissue has not been demonstrated before," co-principal investigator and electrical and computing engineering professor
Rashid Bashir
says in a school news release.