Riparare il cuore con nuove cellule

Translated title of the contribution: Repairing the heart with new cells

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Myocardial infarction causes a loss of cardiac muscle and therefore an impairment of cardiac function. The surviving cardiac myocytes cannot repair the damage, even if they have a minimal proliferative capacity. Based on these observations, cell therapy for myocardial infarction has developed over the last 15 years, both at the preclinical and clinical levels. Several meta-analyses, covering more than 1000 patients enrolled in small trials (

Translated title of the contributionRepairing the heart with new cells
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)212-215
Number of pages4
JournalRicerca e Pratica
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2014

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  • Medicine(all)


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