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For patients with incurable pulmonary conditions, a lung transplantation is the only available treatment option.
For patients admitted to an emergency department with chest pain, use of a contemporary or highly sensitive test for levels of troponin I (a protein in muscle tissue) may help rule-out a diagnosis of heart attack, while changes in the measured levels of this biomarker at 3 hours after admission may be useful to confirm a diagnosis of heart attack.
The chemokine CXCL12 acts as a chemical signal which mobilizes hematopoietic and other types of stem cells to leave the bone marrow and enter the circulation.
In a first of its kind study, researchers have discovered that the size of a heart attack and the remaining left-ventricular function that follows depends on the time of day that ischemia in the heart occurs.
Mitochondria are often called cellular "powerhouses" because they convert nutrients into energy.
Mazzone has demonstrated that arteriogenesis (growth of pre-existing connections between distinct blood vessels into functional arteries) can be accelerated by blocking the function of the protein PhD2 in a particular class of white blood cells.
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