Published in Health and Medicine Week, March 8th, 2004
The research, conducted in an animal model, has been published in the "Online First" section of Circulation Research (March 19, 2004, print and online issue). The finding may one day lead to better treatments for heart attack, which can cause portions of the heart to die and form scar tissue.
Many researchers are trying to use stem cells to replace cells that are dead or damaged after a heart attack. Dr. Jay Edelberg and colleagues added PDGF-AB...
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