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Not all stem cells are created equal part 4

  To develop criteria that identify patients likely to benefit from regenerative therapies, it is important to identify functional indices associated with improved outcomes. Analysis from some trials support the importances of cell and patient characteristics in predicting clinical outcomes. … Continue reading

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Not all stem cells are created equal part 3

  One solution is to use allogeneic cells from a therapeutically potent donor, but even optimal cells may not provide benefit if the recipient’s regenerative capacity is poor. It was suggested that although the focus in stem cells trials is … Continue reading

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Not all stem cells are created equal part 2

  The majority of cardiac stem cell trials to date used autologous bone marrow stem cells. Yet, functional properties of bone marrow cells vary across patients, and comorbidities negatively affect cell characteristic. Chronic heart failure also negatively affect bone marrow … Continue reading

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Not all stem cells are created equal part 1

  Stem cells therapy holds promise for chronic heart failure management as animal studies document that these cells modify local inflammatory conditions, release factors that stimulate angiogenesis and intrinsic tissue repair, modify adverse ventricular remodeling, and restore function. Clinical trials … Continue reading

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The guidelines for the clinical transplantation of stem cells part 25

    How can I find out about clinical trials that use stem cells? Ask your medical doctor for advice on what is available in your area for your disease or condition. Different clinical trials are offered at different institutions. … Continue reading

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The guidelines for the clinical transplantation of stem cells part 24

  Should I get a second opinion? You are encouraged to ask a lot of questions about the treatment being offered and to seek second opinions from independent qualified doctors. Your doctor should be supportive and help in the process … Continue reading

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The guidelines for the clinical transplantation of stem cells part 23

  What else should I ask? Cost: What are the costs of the treatment? What does this include? What other costs will I incur? What would be the costs of emergency treatment if something goes wrong? Who would provide this … Continue reading

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