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Freeze-Dried Heart Valve Scaffolds Hold Promise for Heart Valve Replacement, Leibniz-Universität Study



2/17/2012 7:32:09 AM

The biological scaffold that gives structure to a heart valve after its cellular material has been removed can be freeze-dried and stored for later use as a tissue-engineered replacement valve to treat a failing heart, as described in an article in Tissue Engineering, Part C: Methods, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. (www.liebertpub.com).

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