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INTRODUCTION For the prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) after coronary angiography, hydration by 0.9% sodium chloride solution and N-acetylcysteine is currently recommended. However, it(More)
Autologous bone marrow cell transplantation (BMCs-Tx) is a promising novel option for treatment of cardiovascular disease. We analysed in a randomized controlled study the influence of the(More)
BACKGROUND Bone marrow-derived circulating progenitor cells (BM-CPCs) in patients with coronary heart disease are impaired with respect to number and mobilization. However, it is unknown whether the(More)
BACKGROUND The influence of the number of diseased coronary arteries on the mobilization of CD133/45(+) bone marrow-derived circulating progenitor cells (BM-CPCs) in peripheral blood (PB) in patients(More)