Soft Bioresorbable Implant Controls Pain by Cooling Nerves | Medgadget

Soft Bioresorbable Implant Controls Pain by Cooling Nerves | Medgadget

A team of engineers at Northwestern University led by John Rogers, the person responsible for many advances in flexible electronics, created a drug-free implant that can control pain by cooling nerves. The soft implant is intended to be wrapped around a nerve during surgical procedures that would typically involve opioid-based analgesia afterwards. As a drug-free technology, the implant could help to avoid the addiction and side-effects that opioids frequently cause. 

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