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ICU Management

Bioengineering approach to artificial tracheas

2018 01 Jun

A new paper reports an approach to growing tracheas by coaxing cells to form three distinct tissue types after assembling them into a tube structure.   The research, led by Eben Alsberg, professor in Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedic Surgery and director of the Alsberg Stem Cell & Engineered Novel Therapeutics (ASCENT) Lab at Case Western... Read more

Cardiology Management

Breakthrough in Heart Surgery: Artificial Blood Vessels Exhibit Normal Growth

2016 03 Oct

An animal model-based study published in Nature Communications has shown that ‘off-the-self’ vascular grafts grown from donor fibroblasts are capable of somatic growth. The development of these artificial blood vessels has the potential to prevent repeated heart surgeries in children with certain congenital defects and also significantly reduce the financial... Read more