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Stem Cells Show Promise in Extending Transplanted Kidneys' Survival Time 

 

Stem Cells Show Promise in Extending Transplanted Kidneys' Survival Time
February 7, 2013 - (PRWeb) - "The team performed a safety and feasibility study in kidney transplant patients who, at four weeks or six months after transplant, were showing signs of rejection and/or an increase in fibrosis and wasting away of the kidney's tubes (a condition called interstitial fibrosis/tubular atrophy. . In all, six patients received two intravenous MSC infusions of 1 million cells, collected from the patient's own bone marrow and given one week apart." Read Full Press Release

 

Posted on 14-Feb-13 by Gallerno, Jacob
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