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Hybrid yarn from collagen, synthetic fibres form artery substitute

October 2, 2020

Scientists have successfully knitted new artery grafts out of collagen and polylactic acid-based fibres to replace damaged coronary arteries. The scientists, from North Carolina State University (NCSU), US, looked into “tissue-engineered vascular grafts” as an alternative method for heart attack patients, who usually have to do with replacement veins from elsewhere in their bodies. Using […]

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