TITLE

Cardiac stem cell research still active

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/6/2009 Conference Reports, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the updates and developments of cardiac clinical trials involving stem cells for better management of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and congestive heart failure (CHF). It is mentioned that stem cell research to date has provided future prospects in cardiology. Several clinical trials on AMI and CHF are reviewed.
ACCESSION #
36348299

 

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