Laboratory Heart valve to study Heart diseases

by Medindia Content Team on  February 1, 2006 at 8:49 PM Research News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment
Laboratory Heart valve to study Heart diseases
Researcher Grande-Allen is developing a laboratory heart valve which could be used in testing the action of drugs on heart valves in an invitro model. This new bioreactor heart valve would help in breaking the etiology behind the cause of heart valve disease.
Advertisement

Research on the laboratory heart valve is funded with $750,000 from NIH and the researchers have found the difference in biochemical and alterations in heart valves between normal and heart disease humans and the researchers developed these laboratory valves with the help of using Pig valves and the researchers are planning to study the efficacy of new drugs developed for treating heart disease with the help of this laboratory heart valve and they are to test how the valves reacts to different biochemical alterations, their flexibility and texture modifications which would help to find new insights in heart disease research. Researchers have published the results of their initial study in Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions
guest Friday, February 24, 2006

you guy's are not helping me for shit

More News on:

Cardiac Catheterization Heart Attack Air travel: To fly or not to fly Diet Lifestyle and Heart Disease Silent Killer Diseases Heart Healthy Heart Statins Mitral Valve Prolapse Aortic Valve Stenosis 
Advertisement

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement

Advertisement
Advertisement

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook

News Category

News Archive