First bioimplant with stem cells to regenerate the heart

The team led by Daniel Navajas, principal investigator at IBEC, together with the Blood and Tissue Bank have developed a bioimplant of stem cells of about 16 cm² that is applied directly to the heart. The bioimplant is composed of decellularised human pericardium and enriched with stem cells from umbilical cord, of great plasticity and, therefore, capable of regenerating tissues.

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The heart of a 70-year-old patient operated at the Germans Trias i Pujol hospital last May evolves very favorably, thanks to this pioneering technique worldwide.

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