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New Injectable Hydrogel Encourages Regeneration and Improves Functionality After a Heart Attack


February 20, 2013

a microscopic image of pig heart University of California, San Diego, bioengineers have demonstrated in a study, on pigs, that a new injectable hydrogel can repair damage from heart attacks, help the heart grow new tissue and blood vessels, and get the heart moving closer to how a healthy heart should. The results of the study were published Feb. 20 in Science Translational Medicine. Full Story

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