Tag: "infarct" at biology news
Protein therapy may reduce infarct size in heart attack patients
... searching for new methods and therapies to reduce infarct
size and improve blood flow to the heart muscle in...ntinuous electrocardiogram recordings) and reduced infarct
size (measured 14 days after the heart attack) were observed at the 0.5 mg (infarct size 23 vs. 29.5...
Potential heart benefit found in stem cells
...ponding capillaries in four areas: the damaged or infarct
area, the healthy myocardium (cardiac muscle), and...two parts of the border zone. As predicted, the infarct
areas of the heart walls in the ADSC group were thicker than in the animals not receiving the inject...
Stem cell mobilization therapy appears to be ineffective in repairing damage caused by heart attack
...lls. The researchers found that this did not alter infarct
size (area of damage) or left ventricular function...ssessment methods of left ventricular function and infarct
size. In conclusion, use of G-CSF therapy to mobilize bone marrow–derived stem cell does not improve...
Bone marrow stem cells may heal hearts even years after heart attacks
... percent, and there was a significant reduction of infarct
size by 30 percent. Concerning all those parameter...presents myocardial metabolism and viability, into infarct
tissue was observed," Dr. Strauer said. "The stem cell therapy demonstrates that restoration is pos...
Survival of heart patients on beta-blockers varies greatly with genetic variation
...ective. They are known to decrease the size of the infarct
and seem to prolong survival, on average." Recent research, however, reveals that variations in the beta-adrenergic receptor genes affect the benefit of beta-blockers in heart patients. Data indicate that variations of the genes influence such param...