The dream of creating human and machine hybrids is not as distant as one might think. More and more implants and bionic prosthetics are being created, and now Israeli scientists at Tel Aviv University have been able to cyborgize the heart by creating an electronic patch.
Heart is the most important human organ without which life would not be possible. It is also an extremely sensitive organ that is easily damaged by a heart attack or stroke. In such cases, special patches must be used to repair the damage.
The team at Tel Aviv University has been able to create a futuristic version of this patch, a combination of live tissue and electronic components that is used to replace damaged parts of the body. The patch can grow as much as living tissue, but it also offers many other possibilities.
With electronic components, doctors can remotely monitor the patient’s condition. All you have to do is log on to your computer and see if the implant is working properly. Moreover, in the case of abnormalities, it can release a specific dose of the drug to the body, eliminate inflammation, or improve oxygenation.
Tal Dvir, head of the new technology team, explains that it is still at a very early stage of development and will have a long way to go before it becomes operational. But its possibilities are very promising and thanks to such solutions, treatment of patients will certainly be much easier.