Tissue-engineered heart ventricles

Scale models of the human left ventricle made of tissue-engineered nanofibrous scaffolds and primary rat cardiomyocytes or human-stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes enable the study of contractile function and the modelling of structural arrhythmia.

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The cover illustrates a scale model of the human left ventricle made of nanofibrous scaffolds and human stem-cell-derived cardiomyocytes, for the study of contractile function and the modelling of arrhythmia induced by structural defects.


See MacQueen et al.

Image: Michael Rosnach. Cover design: Alex Wing.