Cardiac Fibroblasts as a Support for Endothelial Cell Sprout Formation in Engineered Cardiac Tissue.

Twardowski, Rachel.
2017-04-18T14:04:55.559Z

Abstract: Cardiac tissue engineering offers a promising approach to regenerating post-MI myocardial tissue; however, a primary impediment in tissue engineering lies in the inability to adequately vascularize a tissue scaffold. Cardiac tissue constructs require a closer proximity to a nutrient and blood supply than many other tissues due to the higher metabolic demands of myocardium, further decrea... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011562
ID: tufts:21037
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