cardiology

Scientists model heart attack on a chip

Scientists model heart attack on a chip

The chip is capable of precisely controlling oxygen and nutrient levels, and allowing observation of cell behavior in real time.

Sensor predicts worsening heart failure before hospitalization

Sensor predicts worsening heart failure before hospitalization

A wearable sensor could help doctors remotely detect critical changes in heart failure patients days before a health crisis occurs and could prevent hospitalization.

AI helps predict heart attacks and stroke

AI helps predict heart attacks and stroke

In a new study, artificial intelligence has been used for the first time to instantly and accurately measure blood flow.

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.

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