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Novel Biopolymers to Enhance Endothelialisation of Intra-vascular Devices

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Abstract

Rapid endothelisation is of critical importance in the prevention of adverse remodelling after device implantation. Currently, there is a need for alternative strategies to promote re-endothelialisation for intravascular stents and vascular grafts. Using polymer microarray technology 345 polymers are comprehensively assessed and a matrix is identified that specifically supports both progenitor and mature endothelial cell activity in vitro and in vivo while minimising platelet attachment.

    Research areas

  • MICROARRAYS, PROSTHESES, PROGENITOR CELLS, GRAFTS, ENDOTHELIUM

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