Stem_Cells_for_Myocardial_Regeneration

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Stem Cells for Myocardial  Regeneration Rakesh Patel Matthew Gehl
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Introduction Myocardial infarction is a common complication experienced by the left ventricle in which the left ventricular myocardium is damaged by local deficiency in oxygen supply. Therapies available to clinicians today can significantly improve the prognosis of patients. No medication or procedure used clinically has shown efficacy in replacing myocardial scar with functioning contractile tissue. There is need for new therapeutics to regenerate normal cardiomyocytes. Current Treatments Pharmacology Morphine, Oxygen, Glyceryl Trinitrate, Asprin Beta blockers, anticoagulants, and antiplatelet agents administered once diagnosis confirmed Devices Pacemaker Surgery Heart Transplant Coronary artery bypass
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Stem Cells Stem cells can acquire cell lineages different from the organ of origin Because of their potential ability to transdifferentiate , stem cells have been proposed as a novel form of
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