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Stem cells to repair the broken heart: much ado about nothing?


The long promised benefits of using stem cells for myocardial repair are still awaited

  • AMI, acute myocardial infarction
  • G-CSF, granulocyte-colony stimulating factor
  • MRI, magnetic resonance imaging
  • PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention
  • SPECT, single photon emission computed tomography
  • myocardial infarction
  • cardiac regeneration
  • progenitor cells

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