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Journal of Healthcare Engineering
Volume 4, Issue 3, Pages 329-370
Research Article

Bioreactors as Engineering Support to Treat Cardiac Muscle and Vascular Disease

Diana Massai, Giulia Cerino, Diego Gallo, Francesco Pennella, Marco A. Deriu, Andres Rodriguez, Franco M. Montevecchi, Cristina Bignardi, Alberto Audenino, and Umberto Morbiducci

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy

Received 1 November 2012; Accepted 1 March 2013

Copyright © 2013 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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