Autologous bone marrow cell therapy for patients with peripheral arterial disease: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Wen2011AutologousBM,
  title={Autologous bone marrow cell therapy for patients with peripheral arterial disease: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Yanting Wen and Li Meng and Qian Gao},
  journal={Expert opinion on biological therapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={11 12},
  pages={1581-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Early-phase clinical trials suggest that autologous bone-marrow-derived cells (BMCs) may have a positive effect on patients with severe peripheral arterial disease (PAD). However, the therapeutic effects of BMCs treatment in various aspects remain controversial. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We conducted a meta-analysis using data from randomized… CONTINUE READING