Published in Heart Disease Weekly, June 6th, 2006
According to a report from the United States, "The purpose of this study is to test our hypothesis that injection of skeletal myoblasts (SkMbs) into viable tissue may alter impulse conduction but that injections into nonviable tissue (scar) will have negligible impact. Myocardial infarction (MI) is a major public health problem."
"SkMb transplantation after MI has been shown to have some beneficial effect on hemodynamic function," explained K. Fouts and colleagues at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. "Previous studies have indicated that SkMbs do...
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