Dr. Yoon on YouTube: Blood or Bone Marrow Cells May Provide a Route to Healing Blood Vessel
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- 10:29AM Apr 01, 2013
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Isolating cells from a patient’s blood or bone marrow that nourish blood vessels may be a safer and less arduous route to treatment of cardiovascular disease than obtaining rare stem cells, according to research from Emory University School of Medicine. In recent clinical trials, doctors in several countries have tested the ability of a patient’s bone marrow cells to repair damage, such as heart attacks and peripheral artery disease, created by problems of blood flow.