Heart Bypass Surgery

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Sciences & Technology

We’re closer to ‘engineering’ blood vessels

Cardiovascular disease is a global killer. Now researchers have developed a fast, inexpensive and scalable method for engineering blood vessels from natural tissue

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Health & Medicine

Heart plumbing: The pipes matter

An Australian surgeon has long championed using arteries rather than veins in heart bypass surgery, and the mounting evidence that he’s right may change world practice

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