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August 2, 2013

Ultrasound Plaster Could Help Wounds Heal Faster, The Telegraph

Researchers at Drexel University, Philadelphia, used an ultrasound patch to dramatically reduce the size of leg ulcers in just four weeks. The patch, which weighs just three ounces, is battery-operated and sends low frequency ultrasound directly to the wound. It is thought that the ultrasound stimulates the production of connective tissue and the immune cells that play a critical role in healing. Read the full story at Telegraph.co.uk

Health Terms: 
Therapeutic,
Ultrasound