Cell therapy for kidney injury: different options and mechanisms--mesenchymal and amniotic fluid stem cells.

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BACKGROUND Acute kidney injury (AKI) is emerging as a public health problem in developing and developed countries. It affects up to 7% of hospitalized patients, with a higher prevalence in critical care units. Despite major advances in preventive strategies and support measures, the mortality rate among patients remains higher than 50%. Several… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000360667

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