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Stem and Progenitor Cell-based Therapy in Ischemic Heart Disease: Promise, Uncertainties and Challenges - Figure 1

Eur. Heart J. (2011), 32 (10), 1197-1206; 10.1093/eurheartj/ehr018 - Click here to view abstract

Stem and Progenitor Cell-based Therapy in Ischemic Heart Disease: Promise, Uncertainties and Challenges

Clinically examined as well as emerging stem and progenitor containing cell populations, and their delivery routes for the treatment of ischaemic heart disease.

Stem and Progenitor Cell-based Therapy in Ischemic Heart Disease: Promise, Uncertainties and Challenges - Figure 2

Eur. Heart J. (2011), 32 (10), 1197-1206; 10.1093/eurheartj/ehr018 - Click here to view abstract

Stem and Progenitor Cell-based Therapy in Ischemic Heart Disease: Promise, Uncertainties and Challenges

Selected completed and ongoing randomized-controlled clinical trials on cell-based therapy in ischaemic heart disease.

Stem and Progenitor Cell-based Therapy in Ischemic Heart Disease: Promise, Uncertainties and Challenges - Figure 3

Eur. Heart J. (2011), 32 (10), 1197-1206; 10.1093/eurheartj/ehr018 - Click here to view abstract

Stem and Progenitor Cell-based Therapy in Ischemic Heart Disease: Promise, Uncertainties and Challenges

Proposed mechanisms of ischaemic tissue repair via stem and progenitor cell-based therapies.

Stem and Progenitor Cell-based Therapy in Ischemic Heart Disease: Promise, Uncertainties and Challenges - Figure 4

Eur. Heart J. (2011), 32 (10), 1197-1206; 10.1093/eurheartj/ehr018 - Click here to view abstract

Stem and Progenitor Cell-based Therapy in Ischemic Heart Disease: Promise, Uncertainties and Challenges

Open questions for the optimization of the therapeutic efficacy of stem and progenitor cells.

Stem and Progenitor Cell-based Therapy in Ischemic Heart Disease: Promise, Uncertainties and Challenges - Figure 5

Eur. Heart J. (2011), 32 (10), 1197-1206; 10.1093/eurheartj/ehr018 - Click here to view abstract

Stem and Progenitor Cell-based Therapy in Ischemic Heart Disease: Promise, Uncertainties and Challenges

Combined Strategies of biological cardiac repair.

Current clinical trials of cell-based therapies in cardiac repair: too many variables spoil the stem cell broth

Eur Heart J (2013); 10.1093/eurheartj/eht423 - Click here to view abstract

Current clinical trials of cell-based therapies in cardiac repair: too many variables spoil the stem cell broth


Stem cell subtypes currently being evaluated for cardiac repair. Plus and minus symbols indicate positive and negative attributes regarding therapeutic utility of individual stem cell subtypes.

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