Frontiers in nephrology: the evolving therapeutic applications of endothelial progenitor cells.

@article{Tongers2007FrontiersIN,
  title={Frontiers in nephrology: the evolving therapeutic applications of endothelial progenitor cells.},
  author={Joern Tongers and Douglas W. Losordo},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 11},
  pages={2843-52}
}
Cardiovascular-renal diseases are the leading causes of death and disability in the modern world. Moreover, chronic heart failure after myocardial infarction and peripheral arterial disease are predominant, devastating cardiovascular entities that limit prognosis and greatly impair quality of life in patients despite modern medical treatments. Cardiovascular diseases are also the predominant cause of death in people with renal diseases, underscoring the close relationship between these diseases… CONTINUE READING