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First Surgical Glue Approved for Use Inside the Body

The first biodegradable surgical glue for internal use has won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. While medical sealants and liquid bandages are becoming more common, none had been approved for use inside the body until now. The product is called TissuGlu and came about by accident, said University of Pittsburgh engineering professor Eric Beckman.   Fifteen years ago, he and Michael Buckley, then an oral surgeon at the university’s School of Dental Medicine,...

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