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Bone fracture is usually fixed with metal made plates and rods to secure the bone. After the bone heals the plates and rods are usually required to be taken out. The propose of this research is to find a way to create a biomaterial that is strong enough to hold the bones, and can dissolve after the bone is healed, or to convert to another material that will have no effect on normal body function. The partner organization thus partnered with Prof. Sain at university of Toronto to find ways of disperse and create the desired material.
Engineering - mechanical
University of Toronto
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