How Australian beef cattle are being used to create heart valves and save lives

How Australian beef cattle are being used to create heart valves and save lives

Kathleen Calderwood

ABC

Cattle from Queensland and northern New South Wales are proving to be a key ingredient in a medical technology that is saving the lives of heart patients who might otherwise have died a slow death. It is all thanks to a delicate tissue from the sac that sits around cows’ hearts, which would otherwise be discarded to render.

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