• stimuli
  • This study presents a simple strategy to transduce the volume phase transition behaviors of stimuli-responsive hydrogels into reliable electrical signals, which might be helpful to develop biocompatible skin-like sensors based on hydrogels with a wide range of sensory capabilities. (rsc.org)
  • Capacitive sensors in a parallel-plate configuration are sensitive to changes of the conductive area, thus allowing area changes (corresponding to volume phase transition behaviors) of stimuli-responsive ion-conducting hydrogels to be transduced into capacitance signals. (rsc.org)
  • Wu's group demonstrated that the microstructured hydrogel effectively magnified the capacitive area changes upon external stimuli ( i.e. , temperature and pressure). (rsc.org)
  • This work not only indicates that stimuli-responsive hydrogels are promising candidates for artificially intelligent skins, but might also enrich the design of skin-like sensors for future artificial intelligence, wearable devices and human/machine inter-action applications. (rsc.org)
  • Panda JJ, Mishra A, Basu A, Chauhan VS. Stimuli responsive self-assembled hydrogel of a low molecular weight free dipeptide with potential for tunable drug delivery. (wikipedia.org)
  • biocompatible
  • Hydrogel with AMPS showed uniform conductivity, low electrical impedance, cohesive strength, appropriate skin adhesion, and biocompatible and capable of repeated use and have been used to electrocardiograph (ECG) electrodes, defibrillation electrode, electrosurgical grounding pads, and iontophoretic drug delivery electrodes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ulcers
  • In 1 study, larvae and hydrogel did not differ for proportion of ulcers completely healed (7% v 3%, follow up duration not reported). (bmj.com)
  • molecular
  • Some of its major applications include genomics, proteomics, molecular diagnostics, point-of-care diagnostics, tissue engineering, single cell analysis and implantable microdevices. (wikipedia.org)
  • diabetic foot
  • Prior history of foot disease, foot deformities that produce abnormally high forces of pressure, renal failure, oedema, impaired ability to look after personal care (e.g. visual impairment) are further risk factors for diabetic foot ulcer. (wikipedia.org)
  • chemicals
  • Today, there are over several thousands patents and publications involving use of AMPS in many areas including water treatment, oil field, construction chemicals, hydrogels for medical applications, personal care products, emulsion coatings, adhesives, and rheology modifiers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Anti-fog agents, also known as anti-fogging agents and treatments, are chemicals that prevent the condensation of water in the form of small droplets on a surface which resemble fog. (wikipedia.org)
  • tissue
  • Gerecht says the hydrogel is constructed in such a way that it allows tissue regeneration and blood vessel formation to occur very quickly. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Inflammatory cells are able to easily penetrate and degrade the hydrogel, enabling blood vessels to fill in and support wound healing and the growth of new tissue," she said. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Patients who deliberately self-harm and cause skin and tissue trauma are increasing in number across primary and secondary care settings (Nice, 2011b). (woundsinternational.com)
  • Research into new treatments for spinal cord injuries includes stem cell implantation, engineered materials for tissue support, epidural spinal stimulation, and wearable robotic exoskeletons. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • The purpose of this study is to evaluate the lipid uptake, wetting characteristics, and visual performance of AIR OPTIX® AQUA and ACUVUE® OASYS® with HYDRACLEAR® contact lenses when used in conjunction with two contact lens care systems. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • This treatment promoted the development of new blood vessels and the regeneration of complex layers of skin, including hair follicles and the glands that produce skin oil," said Sharon Gerecht, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering who was principal investigator on the study. (bio-medicine.org)
  • A study conducted in 2002-2004 showed that treatment with therapeutic hypothermia for patients resuscitated after cardiac arrest due to ventricular fibrillation led to a positive outcome (Glasgow-Pittsburgh Cerebral Performance category 1 or 2) in 24 of 43 patients compared to only 11 of 43 patients in the standard resuscitation group where no hypothermia was used in treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Historically, clinicians reported that catheters cool at a quicker rate, however, a 2011 study published in the Society of Critical Care Medicine where 167 patients treated either with the Arctic Sun or the Alsius Coolgard Catheter showed the following: There was no significant difference in survival with good neurologic function, either to hospital discharge or at follow-up. (wikipedia.org)
  • water
  • The treatments work by minimizing surface tension, resulting in a non-scattering film of water instead of single droplets. (wikipedia.org)
  • lenses
  • In the Pre-Investigational Phase (Phase 1), participants will wear PureVision contact lenses for 30 days and use ReNu® Multiplus® for contact lens care. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Anti-fog treatments were first developed by NASA during Project Gemini, and are now often used on transparent glass or plastic surfaces used in optical applications, such as the lenses and mirrors found in glasses, goggles, camera lenses, and binoculars. (wikipedia.org)
  • type
  • A novel type of multifunctional skin-like sensor based on a 3D printed thermo-responsive hydrogel has been reported in a new article , published in Materials Horizons . (rsc.org)
  • blood
  • Guoming Sun, a Maryland Stem Cell Research Postdoctoral Fellow in Gerecht's lab and lead author on the paper, has been working with these hydrogels for the past three years, developing ways to improve the growth of blood vessels, a process called angiogenesis. (bio-medicine.org)
  • stick
  • The Arctic Sun has distinctive gel pads, which stick to a patient's body using an adhesive called hydrogel-a substance that adheres to the skin without removing hair follicles. (wikipedia.org)
  • range
  • In this section, a brief synopsis is presented of a range of recently published articles that may be of interest to health professionals working in the wound care setting. (woundsinternational.com)
  • More than 70 scientists at the LEI use a range of technologies to develop treatments for blinding diseases, including gene therapy and telemedicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • professionals
  • When objectively evaluating the published data the average cooling rate for cooling catheters is 1.12°C. Treatment with the Arctic Sun can be administered within 10 minutes by unsupervised nursing professionals. (wikipedia.org)