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3Novices:Selectively blocking immune cells can prevent formation of scar tissue around medical devices

Medical devices implanted in the body for drug delivery, sensing, or tissue regeneration usually come under fire from the host’s immune system. Defense cells work to isolate material they consider foreign to the body, building up a wall of dense scar tissue around the devices, which eventually become unable to perform their functions.http://ift.tt/2mIpz83
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