Cardiovasc Eng Technol 2017 Nov 17. Epub 2017 Nov 17.
Biomedical Engineering Department, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 77204, USA.
As tissue engineering continues to mature, it is necessary to develop new technologies that bring insight into current paradigms and guide improvements for future experiments. To this end, we have developed a system to characterize our bioartificial heart model and compare them to functional native structures. In the present study, the hearts of adult Sprague-Dawley were decellularized resulting in a natural three-dimensional cardiac scaffold. Read More