Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Surface Induced Epithelial Differentiation Improves Percutaneous Device Longevity|
||Salt Lake City, UT
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|| April 2021 -
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Project Summary: Percutaneous devices are often utilized in medicine and serve as a bridge between the internal and external bodily environments. Dental implants, bone-anchored hearing aids, and percutaneous osseointegrated (OI) devices for amputees are just a few examples. Although widely used, the soft tissue interface (in particularly, the epidermis) with these devices commonly fails to heal properly and disintegrates over time. It is known that immediately following percutaneous implantation...
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