Константин Токмаков

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'Ghost heart,' a framework for growing new human hearts using a protein scaffold and stem cells, could be an answer for thousands waiting for new hearts. This experimental method could also apply to other organs. | Repinned by @drzebashakir

Ghost Heart: This is an experimental "ghost organ." It has been decelluralized, leaving behind only connective tissue. The patient's own cells can then be grown around this ghost structure to eliminate the risk of tissue rejection after transplant.