Angiogenic strategy for human ischemic heart disease: Brief overview

  title={Angiogenic strategy for human ischemic heart disease: Brief overview},
  author={Shoji Fukuda and Shinpei Yoshii and Shigeaki Kaga and Masahiko Matsumoto and Kiyotaka Kugiyama and Nilanjana Maulik},
  journal={Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry},
In the Western World ischemic coronary disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality. Therapeutic approaches mostly aim to restore flow to a localized segment by angioplasty or bypass surgery. Therapeutic angiogenesis and or arteriogenesis describes a strategy where blood vessel formation is induced for the purposes of treating and/or preventing ischemic disease. At present, at least 17 clinical trials of myocardial angiogenesis have been presented involving over 900 patients… CONTINUE READING


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