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Transplantation of human umbilical vein endothelial cells improves left ventricular function in a rat model of myocardial infarction.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Basic research in cardiology
Publication Date
Volume
100
Issue
3
Pages
208–216
Identifiers
PMID: 15690102
Source
Medline
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Abstract

After MI, transplanted HUVEC persist in the host myocardium and trigger an infiltration with macrophages. The ensuing increase in neovascularization and improvement in global left ventricular function may be attributable to the associated inflammatory response.

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