In vivo evaluation of an in-body, tissue-engineered, completely autologous valved conduit (biovalve type VI) as an aortic valve in a goat model


Using simple, safe, and economical in-body tissue engineering, autologous valved conduits (biovalves) with the sinus of Valsalva and without any artificial support materials were developed in animal recipients’ bodies. In this study, the feasibility of the biovalve as an aortic valve was evaluated in a goat model. Biovalves were prepared by 2-month… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10047-012-0679-8


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