Light and nanotechnology combined to prevent biofilms on medical implants -- K Trade Fair

Light and nanotechnology combined to prevent biofilms on medical implants

Image of the surgical implants, covered with gold nanoparticles (pile of meshes on the left) compared to the original surgical meshes previous to the treatment (pile of meshes on the right). Credit: ICFO

SEM micrographs of the S. aureus biofilm formed on the surgical mesh surface. Credit: ICFO

Schematic view of plasmon-enabled biofilm prevention on surgical meshes. Credit: ICFO

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