Advances In Engineering Blood Vessels15 years ago
Posted on Nov 23, 2004, 5 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
Newswise reports on an advance in tissue engineered blood vessels (TEVs). Blood vessel development is currently a sticking point for the on-demand growth of replacement organs and other complex tissue. Scientists are making progress, however: "We have shown that fibrin-based vessels can be implanted in vivo, remain patent and support blood flow rates for 15 weeks.
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