Aug 28, 2016
Stem cells to repair the heart. The enterprise is more difficult than expected
The idea is one that could revolutionize the treatment of heart disease: use stem cells to repair the heart in cases where it has been damaged by a heart attack or when it lost its structural and functional characteristics, as in heart failure.
However, this horse on which cardiology has focused for some time has so far produced mixed results; best in the case of ischemic heart disease worse in those non-ischemic. READ FULL ARTICLE