Synthetic sealant super in spinal surgery

A new synthetic sealant will make it easier for surgeons to seal internal and external incisions, while also significantly reducing the risk of viral contamination.

Surgical sealants are wax- or gel-like substances that are particularly important following lung or spinal operations where fluid can lead through suture holes, causing complications.

Existing sealants are developed from human blood extract.

Read more at Monash University