Navigation Links
Bone marrow transplants for limbs

Scientists have observed that bone marrow cells can make new blood vessels, when transplanted into limbs with poor circulation. In peripheral arterial disease, circulation in the legs is severely restricted because the arteries are narrowed. //The result is pain and disability. In severe cases, the limb may even need amputation to avoid gangrene and death.

Researchers in Osaka, Japan, have found that injecting cells from a patient's own bone marrow stimulates growth of new blood vessels in the affected limb. In a trial of 40 patients, 35 reported a significant improvement in pain four weeks after the procedure. Fifteen of 20 patients who'd been scheduled for amputation were able to avoid the operation and leg ulcers improved in six out of ten patients. The researchers conclude that bone marrow cell transplantation is a safe and effective treatment for peripheral arterial disease.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Creating brain cells from bone marrow
2. Bone marrow stem cells may help repair cardiac tissues
3. Bones repair themselves with bone marrow cells
4. Mouth wash samples to predict bone marrow transplant results
5. Measuring disseminated cancer cells in bone marrow - valuable tool for detecting early breast cancer metastasis
6. Parasite infections linked to organ transplants
7. Cell transplants used to fend off Parkinsons symptoms
8. Cell transplants for stroke
9. More risks connected with live-donor liver transplants
10. Baltimore doctors perform three simultaneous kidney transplants
11. Skin cancer linked to usage of Drug Azathioprine in organ transplants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... In the United States alone, up to 36% ... other types of metastatic brain tumors(3). Though most meningiomas are benign, metastatic brain tumors ... finding more effective treatment options, the San Diego Gamma Knife Center offers ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... ... Youth Futures International (YFI) premiered its Serve, Learn, & Empower program in 2009 ... have participated in the program every summer. The 2017 Serve, Learn, & Empower ... Visit http://www.ghana.yfiexperience.org to learn more. , “I have sent my daughter ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... The Wall Centre Dental ... new patients from Burnaby, BC. Patients in need of experienced orthodontics, laser dentistry, ... see the esteemed team at Wall Centre Dental. Drs. Parviz Roshan, Siamak Tehrani, ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... How big is ... facilities, and who are the most active developers? , In the first ... Real Estate Insights (HREI) found that outpatient medical real estate development projects totaling ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... Linda, Ca (PRWEB) , ... March 29, 2017 ... ... standard process in many scientific laboratories. The assembly protocols involve many repetitive steps ... well suited for automation, which enables the high-throughput needed, and results in a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/29/2017)... New York , March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... recently published a report, which provides an exhaustive ... to the study, nearly 242 companies are functional ... fragmented and competitive. With the leading companies, such ... Purdue Pharma LP, focusing aggressively on various marketing ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... ... drugs market to grow at a CAGR of 2.87% during the ... 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with ... its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... March 29, 2017 Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: ... for the second quarter of fiscal year 2017 following the ... news release will be followed by a teleconference available to ... and a link to the conference call webcast will be ... access the teleconference call and replay: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: