A New Artificial Heart Pump That Mimics the Real Thing

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    A New Artificial Heart Pump That Mimics the Real Thing
    A New Artificial Heart Pump That Mimics the Real Thing | Popular Science

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    Cardiac hydrogel can repair damage from heart attacks...
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    Researchers Develop Injectable Gel to Repair Damaged Hearts
    February 21, 2013 - People who suffer heart attacks are at increased risk of having a second and potentially fatal occurrence because of the damage the heart attack does to cardiac muscle tissue. Now scientists at the University of California San Diego have developed a new biomaterial - an injectable hydrogel - that can repair the damage from heart attacks, and help promote the growth of new heart tissue.
     

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