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Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2006 Mar;3 Suppl 1:S110-3.

Methods of stem cell delivery in cardiac diseases.

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  • 1Department of Adult Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA. eperin@crescentb.net

Abstract

There are several strategies for cell delivery in cardiac stem cell therapy. The cells can be delivered through coronary arteries, coronary veins, or peripheral veins. Alternatively, direct intramyocardial injection can be performed, using a surgical, transendocardial, or transvenous approach. In this article, we describe the most important conceptual aspects and the evidence for the use of these techniques, with emphasis on intramyocardial injections.

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