Study: Stem Cells, Peripheral Artery Disease and The Future

This find courtesy of Dr. Lakshmi Shankdhar via medical news today.  As a related aside, our SALSA group are preparing for active participation in a similar stem cell project which should begin over the coming three months. Stay tuned.  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/244306.php Diabetic Amputations Reduced By Autologous Bone Marrow-Derived Mononuclear Cell Transplants (STEM CELL THERAPY) Article Date: 20 Apr 2012 – 1:00 PDT Cell Transplantation  (20:10) Autologous (self-donated) mononuclear cells derived from bone marrow (BMMNCs) have been found to significantly induce vascular growth when transplanted into patients with  diabetes  who are suffering from critical limb ischemia caused by  peripheral artery disease  (PAD), a complication of diabetes. “Critical limb ischemia in diabetic patients is associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality; however, neovascularization induced by  stem cell therapy could be a useful approach for these patients,” said study corresponding author Dr

This find courtesy of Dr. Lakshmi Shankdhar via medical news today.  As a related aside, our SALSA group are preparing for active participation in a similar stem cell project which should begin over the coming three months. Stay tuned.  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/244306.php Diabetic Amputations Reduced By Autologous Bone Marrow-Derived Mononuclear Cell Transplants (STEM CELL THERAPY) Article Date: 20 Apr 2012 – 1:00 PDT Cell Transplantation  (20:10) Autologous (self-donated) mononuclear cells derived from bone marrow (BMMNCs) have been found to significantly induce vascular growth when transplanted into patients with  diabetes  who are suffering from critical limb ischemia caused by  peripheral artery disease  (PAD), a complication of diabetes. “Critical limb ischemia in diabetic patients is associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality; however, neovascularization induced by  stem cell therapy could be a useful approach for these patients,” said study corresponding author Dr

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Study: Stem Cells, Peripheral Artery Disease and The Future