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Tissue Engineering of Small Caliber Vessel Grafts from Human Umbilical Veins

Hoenicka, Markus, Schrammel, Siegfried, Jacobs, Volker R., Huber, Georgine, Schmid, Christof and Birnbaum, Dietrich E. (2009) Tissue Engineering of Small Caliber Vessel Grafts from Human Umbilical Veins. IFMBE Proceedings 25/X, pp. 38-41.

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Abstract

Human umbilical veins (HUV) have recently been suggested as a starting material for vascular tissue engineering. HUV possess a functional smooth muscle layer and could be turned into an immunologically inert graft with contractile properties by creating a neoendothelium from the recipient's own cells. This study investigated methods to remove the native endothelium without impairing the ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2009
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Herz-, Thorax- und herznahe Gefäßchirurgie
Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe (Schwerpunkt Geburtshilfe)
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:15702
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