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Cardiomyocytes Could Fix Broken Hearts 

 

 

Cardiomyocytes Could Fix Broken Hearts

August 6, 2012 - (GEN) - "Data from the latest animal studies support the notion that it may one day be possible to use human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes (hESC-CMs) to directly help repair damaged heart muscle. Studies in rats and mice have already provided initial indication that transplanted hESC-CMs can improve the function of heart muscle damaged by an infarction. However, what hasn’t been clear to date is whether such stem cell-derived cells might increase the likelihood of arrhythmias."  Read Full Article

 

Posted on 13-Aug-12 by Toto, Brent
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