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New Antibacterial Coating for Sutures Could Reduce Infections After Surgery


August 29, 2012

image of a pair of sutures Responding to an urgent need for better antibacterial coatings on surgical sutures, scientists are reporting the discovery of a new coating that is almost 1,000 times more effective than the most widely used commercial coating. Their report appears in the American Chemical Society's journal Langmuir. Full Story

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