‘Superglue’ Puts Heart Surgery Patients Back Together

‘Superglue’ Puts Heart Surgery Patients Back Together

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glue-stitches-hearts.jpg Canadian researchers have pioneered a new way to mend a patient’s breastbone after open-heart surgery, using a Superman-strength glue that cuts healing time and reduces pain.

The technique uses a state-of-the-art adhesive called Kryptonite that rapidly bonds to bone and accelerates the recovery process. 

“We can now heal the breastbone in hours instead of weeks after open-heart surgery, with patients making a full recovery and getting back to full physical activity within days instead of months.”

(Continue reading story by Canadian Press)