"Bio Veins" Offer Hope for Everyone, East Carolina University Study

Published: Feb 08, 2011

Ivanhoe -- (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The day when surgeons pull human veins “off the shelf” for use in life-saving vascular surgeries is now one step closer to reality, according to this study. New research shows the efficacy of tissue-engineered vascular grafts (TEVGs) that are immediately available at the time of surgery and have less potential for infection, obstruction, or clotting.

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