Patching the heart: cardiac repair from within and outside.


Transplantation of engineered tissue patches containing either progenitor cells or cardiomyocytes for cardiac repair is emerging as an exciting treatment option for patients with postinfarction left ventricular remodeling. The beneficial effects may evolve directly from remuscularization or indirectly through paracrine mechanisms that mobilize and activate… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.113.300216


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@article{Ye2013PatchingTH, title={Patching the heart: cardiac repair from within and outside.}, author={Lei Ye and Wolfram H Zimmermann and Daniel J. Garry and Jianyi Zhang}, journal={Circulation research}, year={2013}, volume={113 7}, pages={922-32} }