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Brief report: impaired in vivo neovascularization capacity of endothelial progenitor cells in patients with systemic sclerosis.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Arthritis & rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.)
Publication Date
Volume
66
Issue
5
Pages
1300–1305
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1002/art.38326
PMID: 24782187
Source
Medline
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Abstract

We established a system that can be used to evaluate the in vivo neovascularization capacity of freshly isolated EPCs. EPCs contribute to vascularization by incorporating into vessel walls and by differentiating into endothelial cells. These EPC functions are impaired in SSc.

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