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Early Results Show Promise for Stem Cells in Treating Chronic Liver Failure 

 

 

Early Results Show Promise for Stem Cells in Treating Chronic Liver Failure 

October 11, 2012 - (PRWEB) - "Of the 43 patients in this pilot study — each of whom had liver failure resulting from chronic HBV infection — 24 were treated with MSCs taken from donated umbilical cords and 19 were treated with saline as the control group. All received conventional therapy as well. The liver function, adverse events and survival rates were then evaluated during the 48-week or 72-week follow-up period."  Read Full Article

 

Posted on 18-Oct-12 by Gallerno, Jacob
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