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Organ systems -- Cardiovascular system

View Resource Looking at the Heart

This video takes a tour of the heart using images generated by CTA. It is narrated by Dr. Harvey Hecht of The Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York.
View Resource The Cardiology Virtual Lab

Description from the website: The focus of this lab is on heritable diseases of the heart. You are cast here as a virtual intern to accompany a doctor examining three different patients. Each patient is examined using more than one diagnostic tool, and at each stage, the doctor will invite you to examine the patient yourself and ask for your opinion. There are 4 examinations in this...
View Resource Turning Scar Tissue Into a Beating Heart

Cell biologists often seem like modern-day alchemists. Instead of turning lead or straw into gold, they're looking for ways to turn one kind of cell into another, potentially more useful, cell. Now, one research team has found a way to turn a very common heart cell into a cell missing in injured hearts.