Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Faculty Research

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-1-2012

Abstract

The article discusses the effort of the University of Akron's Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering to pursue research which aims to reduce or eliminate capsular contracture associated with breast implants. It notes that the new multidetector nanotechnology developed by researchers can be better alternative to silicone gel-filled breast implants. It mentions that the new technology can also help in early diagnosis and imaging of breast cancer.

Publication Title

Advanced Materials & Processes

Volume

170

Issue

11

First Page

16

Last Page

19

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