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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

Cardiology Management

Creating Artificial Blood Vessels

2015 30 Apr

Vienna University of Technology and Vienna Medical University have developed artificial blood vessels from a special elastomer material which has excellent mechanical properties. Arteriosclerotic vascular disorders are one of the most common causes of death in industrialised countries. In many cases, a bypass operation is the only option when blood vessels... Read more