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Monitoring rehabilitation with transient sensors

An implantable strain and pressure sensor, which is made from biodegradable polymers, could be used to track the healing of tendons and then degrade after its useful lifetime.

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Fig. 1: A stretchable strain and pressure sensor that can track the healing of tendons.

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Choi, S., Kang, S. Monitoring rehabilitation with transient sensors. Nat Electron 1, 272–273 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41928-018-0076-2

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