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14 Aug 19. Reflections of Research

A colourful image of blood vessel cells has won this year's Reflections of Research competition, run by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

Link to BBC News in Pictures

 

Congratulations to Dr Alexander Fletcher and Dr Nicolas Spath with their entry in this year's Reflections of Research competition, run by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

Halo in the Heart
Halo in the Heart. Image copyright British Heart Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is a scan of a heart viewed from below, with the bright "button" in the middle showing a metal valve that replaced the patient's natural heart valve.

The "halo" represents an area of high activity which suggests the new valve is infected.