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Electromechanical cardioplasty using a wrapped elasto-conductive epicardial mesh

Jinkyung Park, Suji Choi, Ajit H. Janardhan, Se-Yeon Lee, Samarth Raut, Joao Soares, Kwangsoo Shin, Shixuan Yang, Chungkeun Lee, Ki-Woon Kang, Hye Rim Cho, Seok Joo Kim, Pilseon Seo, Wonji Hyun, Sungmook Jung, Hye-Jeong Lee, Nohyun Lee, Seung Hong Choi, Michael Sacks, Nanshu Lu, Mark E. Josephson, Taeghwan Hyeon,* Dae-Hyeong Kim,* Hye Jin Hwang*

*Corresponding author. Email: hhwang{at} (H.J.H.); dkim98{at} (D.-H.K.); thyeon{at} (T.H.)

Published 22 June 2016, Sci. Transl. Med. 8, 344ra86 (2016)
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aad8568

This PDF file includes:

  • Materials and Methods
  • Fig. S1. Characterization of LE-AgNW and LE-AgNW/SBS nanocomposite.
  • Fig. S2. PDMS mold fabrication process for the epicardial mesh.
  • Fig. S3. Electrical stimulation by the epicardial mesh.
  • Fig. S4. The relation of heart rates to QRS durations, and epicardial mesh pacing at 90% of the baseline cycle lengths.
  • Fig. S5. Speckle tracking radial strain.
  • Fig. S6. Evaluation of cytotoxicity of the LE-AgNW/SBS film.
  • Fig. S7. Feasibility and safety test of the gold-coated epicardial mesh.
  • Table S1. Echocardiographic data in controls and 8-week post-MI rats.
  • Table S2. Speckle tracking radial strain data in control and 8-week post-MI hearts.
  • Table S3. LV contractility index, dP/dtmax, in controls and 8-week post-MI rats.
  • References (3846)

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • Movie S1 (.avi format). Manual testing of the elasticity of the epicardial mesh.

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