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Latest Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Research Network Stories

2013-11-18 23:21:48

New Study Results Presented at AHA Scientific Sessions 2013 Show a Single Dose of Stem Cell Therapy During Surgery May Improve New LVAD Patients’ Heart Function New York, New York (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 A multicenter team of researchers within the NIH-funded Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network (CTSN), led by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, have found end-stage heart failure patients who receive a surgically implanted left ventricular assist device (LVAD) heart pump may...

Stem Cell Therapy After Heart Attack
2012-11-07 05:22:43

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Conflicting studies were highlighted at this year's American Heart Association Scientific Sessions meeting concerning stem cell therapy for heart attack patients. The first study, from the University of Louisville and Brigham and Women's Hospital, reported "holy grail" results for a Phase I clinical trial: marked sustained improvement in all patients with zero adverse effects. Roberto Bolli, M.D., of the University of Louisville...