Cell Therapy in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia

  title={Cell Therapy in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia},
  author={Rita Compagna and Bruno Amato and Salvatore Massa and Maurizio Amato and Raffaele Del Grande and Lucia Butrico and Stefano de Franciscis and Raffaele Serra},
  booktitle={Stem cells international},
Critical limb ischemia (CLI) represents the most advanced stage of peripheral arterial obstructive disease (PAOD) with a severe obstruction of the arteries which markedly reduces blood flow to the extremities and has progressed to the point of severe rest pain and/or even tissue loss. Recent therapeutic strategies have focused on restoring this balance in favor of tissue survival using exogenous molecular and cellular agents to promote regeneration of the vasculature. These are based on… CONTINUE READING
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