Biomedical innovation: Synthetic platelet-like particles enhance trauma care

News-Medical.Net May 11, 2024, 07:00 AM UTC

Summary: A groundbreaking study in Science Translational Medicine introduces platelet-like particles for trauma care and surgery. Chapman University's Andrew Lyon and alumna Sanika Pandit are part of the research team. Synthetic platelet-like particles show promise in managing bleeding, with successful testing in animal models. These particles can enhance clotting and wound healing, potentially revolutionizing treatment modalities. Lyon emphasizes the potential for clinical implementation of this technology.

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