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Mussel-inspired glue could one day make fetal surgery safer

03:50 EDT 20 Aug 2017 | Science Daily

Whether to perform surgery on a fetus is a heart-wrenching decision. This type of surgery involves penetrating the delicate amniotic sac, increasing health risks to the fetus. Now researchers report the development of a glue, inspired by the tenacious grip of mussels on slippery rocks, that could one day help save the lives of the youngest patients.

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