Study points a way to better implantable medical devices

Study points a way to better implantable medical devices
21-Mar-2017 12:09 SCIENCEDAILY

Researchers have identified a signaling molecule key to the formation of scar tissue surrounding implantable medical devices, a process called fibrosis. Blocking this molecule prevents scar tissue from forming and could help scientists extend the lifespan of many types of implantable medical devices.