Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Treatment of Peripheral Vascular Disease


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© 2016 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Peripheral vascular disease is a highly prevalent disorder, but more importantly is associated with a high degree of morbidity and a high risk or mortality. Treatment options for this disorder are limited and novel approaches are severely needed. Cell therapy offers a novel approach to improving blood supply via vascular- and angio-genesis. Here we review the potential of mesenchymal stem cells for the treatment of this highly limiting and morbid disease.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Povsic, TJ

Published Date

  • June 13, 2016

Book Title

  • Regenerative Medicine for Peripheral Artery Disease

Start / End Page

  • 43 - 70

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9780128013441

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/B978-0-12-801344-1.00004-8

Citation Source

  • Scopus