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Cardiac Tissue Engineering: a heart out of the Petri dish

Interview with Dr. Markus Krane, Deputy Director of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Head of the Department of Experimental Research, German Heart Center Munich

23.09.2019

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Dr. Markus Krane, Deputy Director of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery and Head of the Department of Experimental Research at German Heart Center Munich

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A heart from a Petri dish – that is the great hope for patients waiting for a donor heart.

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Before cardiac tissue engineering can actually be applied clinically, a number of hurdles still have to be overcome.

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