Scientists Create Patch to Repair Hole in Heart

Scientists Create Patch to Repair Hole in Heart

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heartThe body’s natural healing power is being employed to treat a common heart defect. One in four human hearts contains a valve-like hole that may cause migraines or stroke.

A team at a London hospital has successfully tested a “bioabsorbable” patch made of collagen which bridges the hole while spurring the body to generate normal tissue to replace it, all within 30 days.

(READ the story from BBC)

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