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Tissue-engineered cardiac constructs for cardiac repair.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21172551     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Several recent basic research studies have described surgical methods for cardiac repair using tissue cardiomyoplasty. This review summarizes recent advances in cardiac repair using bioengineered tissue from the viewpoint of the cardiac surgeon. We conclude that the results of many basic and preclinical studies indicate that bioengineered tissue can be adapted to conventional surgical techniques. However, no clinical studies have yet proved bioengineered tissue is effective as a treatment for human heart failure. Today's cardiac surgeons can look forward to the advent of new techniques to benefit patients who respond poorly to existing treatment for heart failure.
Authors:
Shigeru Miyagawa; Matthias Roth; Atsuhiro Saito; Yoshiki Sawa; Sawa Kostin
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  91     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  320-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Kerckhoff Clinic, Bad Nauheim, Germany; Department of Cardiac Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan; Max-Planck-Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Core Lab for Molecular and Structural Biology, Bad Nauheim, Germany.
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