cardiology

A step towards mending a broken heart

A step towards mending a broken heart

Bioengineers have developed a prototype patch that does the same job as crucial aspects of heart tissue.

Human textiles to repair blood vessels

Human textiles to repair blood vessels

Researchers are developing “human textiles” from collagen in order to repair damaged blood vessels.

Artificial pericardial tissue from the 3D printer

Artificial pericardial tissue from the 3D printer

In the PolyKARD project, biomimetic polymers are being developed that can imitate the mechanical properties of pericardial tissue.

A bionic “heart” for testing prosthetic valves

A bionic “heart” for testing prosthetic valves

Engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a biorobotic hybrid heart for testing prosthetic valves and other cardiac devices.

Bioengineering living heart valves

Bioengineering living heart valves

Reserchers have made progress developing living heart valves that can grow with the body and integrate with the patient's native tissue.

First robotic coronary angioplasties in Germany

First robotic coronary angioplasties in Germany

Robocath announces it has successfully completed its first robotic coronary angioplasties with R-One in Germany.

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