How To Mend A Broken Heart

2014

June 28, 2014

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Finding a way to replicate the human heart is the holy grail of modern medicine, and Dr Kevin Fong wants to find out how close we are to achieving it. In his quest, Kevin looks at the effectiveness of some current treatments, including: a heart transplant; a total artificial heart; the use of a patient's own stem cells to regenerate their ailing heart; and even a 'virtual heart'. As mechanical and biological treatments for failing hearts progress, we move ever closer to answering the question -...
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