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

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Chinese medical journal
Publication Date
Volume
122
Issue
10
Pages
1188–1194
Identifiers
PMID: 19493469
Source
Medline
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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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