Portable Ultrasound Wound Healing Device Developed by Dr. Peter Lewin and Colleagues Featured in Exel Magazine
August 7, 2018
A battery-powered applicator — as small and light as a watch — is the first portable device to heal chronic wounds with low-frequency ultrasound.
Chronic wounds affect up to 6 million patients in the United States and more than $20 billion is spent on their treatment each year, so even modest reductions in healing time are beneficial. A team of Drexel researchers have an ideal solution. They’ve developed an inexpensive, wristwatch-size instrument that can speed up slow-healing injuries...