...the aim of this work is to investigate strategies to improve the biocompatibility of the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) textile valve... The first strategy consists on investigating the potential of PET textiles covalently conjugated with PEG to modulate the fibrosis formation both in vitro and in vivo... ...The second strategy consists on investigating the design of a composite hybrid fibrous construction combining a woven PET layer and a non-woven PET mat,... ...The durability of the hybrid heart valves (obtained from sample A and sample B non-woven materials) was assessed using an accelerated fatigue tester (ViVitro Labs HiCycle System) a...Go to the Article
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