Regenerative Medicine: Mayo Clinic and Collaborators Develop New Tool for Transplanting Stem Cells

Regenerative Medicine: Mayo Clinic and Collaborators Develop New Tool for Transplanting Stem Cells

Mayo Clinic researchers and colleagues in Belgium have developed a specialized catheter for transplanting stem cells into the beating heart. The novel device includes a curved needle and graded openings along the needle shaft, allowing for increased distribution of cells. The result is maximized retention of stem cells to repair the heart. The findings appear in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions


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