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Contact: Ute Schoenfelder
Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena


Caption: This is an occluder made of a nickel-titanium alloy. These medical implants are used for the correction of a defective cardiac septum.

Credit: Photo: Jan-Peter Kasper/FSU

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