Stem Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine

O'Brien, Timothy; Barry, P.
October 2009
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2009, Vol. 84 Issue 10, p859
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the significance of stem cell therapy to address the clinical needs for cardiac repair and bone disorders. He relates to the two clinical studies conducted to patients with myocardial infraction (MI) in which the study of B. J. Gersch and colleagues has shown improvements on the left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) compared to the REGENT trial. The author supports the use of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) combined with regenerative medicine in treating bone disorders.


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