New Technology May Prolong the Life of Implanted Devices, From Pacemakers to Chemotherapy Ports, University of Louisville Study  
8/23/2010 8:41:48 AM

EurekAlert! -- LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- By creating a unique system of blood vessels that is engineered to interact with the tissue surrounding an implanted device, the longevity and function of these devices may be better preserved, according to a study led by researchers in the University of Louisville/ Jewish Hospital's Cardiovascular Innovation Institute (CII).