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Enhanced external counterpulsation promotes growth cytokines-mediated myocardial angiogenesis in a porcine model of hypercholesterolemia.

Authors
  • Luo, Jing-yun
  • Wu, Gui-fu
  • Xiong, Yan
  • Chen, Guo-wei
  • Xie, Qiang
  • Yang, Da-ya
  • He, Xiao-hong
  • Zhang, Yan
  • Liu, Dong-hong
  • Wang, Kui-jian
  • Ma, Hong
  • Zheng, Zhen-sheng
  • DU, Zhi-min
Type
Published Article
Journal
Chinese medical journal
Publication Date
May 20, 2009
Volume
122
Issue
10
Pages
1188–1194
Identifiers
PMID: 19493469
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The results demonstrated that EECP could facilitate angiogenesis in the myocardium of atherosclerotic swines by increasing endogenous G-CSF, inducing an enhanced mobilization of progenitor cells and augmenting myocardial expression of VEGF and SDF-1alpha.

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