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A biodegradable wireless blood-flow sensor

A soft implant wirelessly senses arterial blood flow post-surgery before being gradually resorbed.

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Fig. 1: Biodegradable implantable device for monitoring arterial blood flow in cardiovascular, reconstructive or organ-transplant surgery.

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Yeshwant, K., Ghaffari, R. A biodegradable wireless blood-flow sensor. Nat Biomed Eng 3, 7–8 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41551-018-0345-4

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