Inflamed heart tissue after myocardial infarction can be repaired via an intravascularly infusible degradable matrix that binds to leaky vasculature.
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Huang, K., Cheng, K. Sealing the heart from the inside out. Nat. Biomed. Eng 7, 87–88 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41551-022-00981-4