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Cast Made of Hollow Tubes Hardens to Make Perfect Fit

Three students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are working on a new way to stabilize broken arms so as to avoid the downsides of traditional casts. Plaster and fiberglass casts that are used now don’t let air in and out, making the skin below itchy and smelly, and sometimes causing serious infections. The solution that the […] This post Cast Made of Hollow Tubes Hardens to Make Perfect Fit appeared first on Medgadget.
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