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March 22, 2017

Study points a way to better implantable medical devices

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. Read more at MIT News.