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- Kenar, Halime; Kose, Gamze T.; Toner, Mehmet; Kaplan, David L.; Hasirci, Vasif
- Biomaterials 2011 v.32 no.23 pp. 5320-5329
- umbilical cord, etc ; biodegradability; cell viability; culture media; fluorescence; fluorescence microscopy; glycerol; humans; myocardial infarction; myocardium; polyesters; stem cells; Show all 12 Subjects
- ... The goal of this study was to design and develop a myocardial patch to use in the repair of myocardial infarctions or to slow down tissue damage and improve long-term heart function. The basic 3D construct design involved two biodegradable macroporous tubes, to allow transport of growth media to the cells within the construct, and cell seeded, aligned fiber mats wrapped around them. The microfibro ...
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