When Pig Feet Just Don't Cut It
Frustrated with the lack of a realistic material for his students to practice suturing techniques, Dean Hendrickson, DVM, a professor of surgery at Colorado State University, took matters into his own hands.
He and a colleague developed a multilayer silicone suture pad that mimics live tissue and founded SurgiReal to sell the product to medical training programs and their students.
Read more about this technology and how it came to market at
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