The potential of cardiac stem cell therapy for heart failure.

@article{Lyon2007ThePO,
  title={The potential of cardiac stem cell therapy for heart failure.},
  author={Alexander R Lyon and Sian E Harding},
  journal={Current opinion in pharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={164-70}
}
Cardiac failure is characterised by the loss of cardiomyocytes, and several strategies to replace the lost cell mass are being developed. Animal models have demonstrated the therapeutic potential of several cell types, and both autologous skeletal myoblasts and bone marrow progenitor cells have been tested in preliminary clinical trials. However functional… CONTINUE READING