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Latest Epicardial Stories

2013-01-25 08:23:08

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovations In Cardiac Rhythm Management published an article by Dr. H. Edward Garrett, Jr., MD of Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, TN that evaluated nContact's unipolar epicardial ablation devices, the Numeris® and EPi-Sense® Coagulation Systems with VisiTrax®. The study purpose was to measure the ability of the device to create transmural epicardial lesions. During two chronic GLP preclinical studies performed at two sites,...

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2008-06-23 10:25:00

Finding offers hope of recapitulating developmental events to regenerate tissue Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston are continuing to document the heart's earliest origins. Now, they have pinpointed a new, previously unrecognized group of stem cells that give rise to cardiomyocytes, or heart muscle cells. These stem cells, located in the surface of the heart, or epicardium, advance the hope of being able to regenerate injured heart tissue. This finding, published online by the journal...