Part 1 - With every heartbeat

Tissue Engineering of heart valves

Signe Lenz-Somdalen had many surgeries in her life. She was born with a cardiac defect and living with an articificial pacemaker since. Then the aortic valve begins to fail. The daily life becomes unbearable for the young mother. And she wishes for a second child. Her hopes lie on the team of MHH which developed a method using decellularised heart valves.