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How close are we to "growing" our own heart valves using stem cells?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Not tomorrow but : Hope soon , tissue growth from stem cells is reaching new horizons, already wind pipe 9 trachea ) was grown and used . Heart valves not yet , scientist are working
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
A Verified Doctoranswered
37 years experience
I have not : Seen any study showing any attempts of using stem cells to growth heart valves.

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