Cell-based therapies and imaging in cardiology

  title={Cell-based therapies and imaging in cardiology},
  author={Frank M. Bengel and Volker Schachinger and Stefanie Dimmeler},
  journal={European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging},
Cell therapy for cardiac repair has emerged as one of the most exciting and promising developments in cardiovascular medicine. Evidence from experimental and clinical studies is increasing that this innovative treatment will influence clinical practice in the future. But open questions and controversies with regard to the basic mechanisms of this therapy continue to exist and emphasise the need for specific techniques to visualise the mechanisms and success of therapy in vivo. Several non… CONTINUE READING
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