Endogenous cardiac stem cells for the treatment of heart failure

@inproceedings{Fuentes2013EndogenousCS,
  title={Endogenous cardiac stem cells for the treatment of heart failure},
  author={Tania I. Fuentes and Mary K. Kearns-Jonker},
  booktitle={Stem cells and cloning : advances and applications},
  year={2013}
}
Stem cell-based therapies hold promise for regenerating the myocardium after injury. Recent data obtained from phase I clinical trials using endogenous cardiovascular progenitors isolated directly from the heart suggest that cell-based treatment for heart patients using stem cells that reside in the heart provides significant functional benefit and an improvement in patient outcome. Methods to achieve improved engraftment and regeneration may extend this therapeutic benefit. Endogenous… CONTINUE READING
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