Stem cells delivered by patch effective in repairing cardiac damage weeks after heart attack occurs

October 2013
Pulse International;10/31/2013, Vol. 14 Issue 20, p12
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which described the effects of stem cell treatment using a patch in heart deterioration and regeneration after a heart attack. The researchers tried more efficient drug delivery method and tested their theory on a patch seeded with stem cells from the animal's own adipose tissue. The approach determined the progressive and irreversible pathological changes to the heart at longer periods following an attack.


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