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Disability Accommodation?

A collaboration led by Lawrence Bonassar, the Daljit S. and Elaine Sarkaria Professor in Biomedical Engineering, proposes a new two-step technique to repair herniated discs. This approach uses hyaluronic acid gel to replace the leaked material and a collagen gel to seal the hole, resulting in a “patched” disc that maintains mechanical function and won’t collapse or deteriorate.