Saving Heart Patients with iPS Cells: How the Transplant Was Performed
A team at Osaka University conducted the world's first surgery to transplant heart muscle cells created from iPS cells to a patient with severe heart failure. This treatment is gaining worldwide attention as it provides hope to many heart patients. How are iPS cells created? How do they transform into heart cells? And how was the transplant performed? Witness the entire process of this revolutionary surgery by watching images taken with an 8K Ultra HD camera set up on a microscope.
Heart muscle cell sheet made from iPS cells
Heart muscle cells filmed with 8K camera
The transplant performed at Osaka University Hospital