The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.
Abstract| Volume 24, ISSUE 2, SUPPLEMENT , S83, February 2005

Does stem cell therapy for ischemic cardiomyopathy result in the improvemnt of congestive heart failure: A prospective randomized study

      Stem cell therapy has shown to improve left ventricular function in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy. Serum B type natriuretic peptide (BNP) has been to used to evaluate the neurohormonal status of congestive heart failure symptoms. The goal of this study was to determine if serum BNP levels improved in ischemic cardiomyopathy patients under going stem cell therapy.
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