Testing artificial blood-vessels in pigs

The human veins transplanted during a heart bypass have a limited lifespan. It is possible that artificial blood-vessels made from cells seeded onto an artificial membrane could be used instead. Here a pig receives artificial blood-vessels to test and develop this possibility.

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Last edited: 1 April 2022 14:32

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