Cell Therapy Treatment for Critical Limb Ischemia

Prather, William R.
November 2009
Drug Discovery & Development;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p40
The article discusses the treatment of the peripheral artery disease (PAD) critical limb ischemia (CLI) through cell therapy. It is stated that clinical trials are conducted by Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. in the U.S. and Europe to identify the effectiveness of adherent stromal cell (ASC) in treating CLI. It notes that the bioreactor expansion of ASC produced placental expanded (PLX) cells. It also mentions the blood flow improvement with the intramuscular administration of PLX-PAD.


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