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Biomaterial and Tissue Engineering Centre (BTEC), Royal Free and University College Medical School, and University College London Scientists Develop 'Cyborg Engineering' For Coronary Bypass Grafting



6/3/2008 7:52:42 AM

EurekAlert -- A team of London scientists have taken a major step in making the use of artificial veins and arteries in coronary bypass grafts a reality. In a study published in the June 2008 print issue of The FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org), researchers describe how they developed this artificial graft tissue by combining man-made materials with human cells to make it elastic and durable and so it can attach to host tissue.

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