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Cardiopoietic cell therapy for advanced ischemic heart failure: results at 39 weeks of the prospective, randomized, double blind, sham-controlled chart-1 clinical trial
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2016-12-23)
Aims Cardiopoietic cells, produced through cardiogenic conditioning of patients' mesenchymal stem cells, have shown preliminary efficacy. The Congestive Heart Failure Cardiopoietic Regenerative Therapy (CHART-1) trial aimed ...
Modelling drug release from polymer-free coronary stents with microporous surfaces
(Elsevier BV, 2017-12-01)
Traditional coronary drug-eluting stents (DES) are made from metal and are coated with a permanent polymer film containing an anti-proliferative drug. Subsequent to stent deployment in a diseased coronary artery, the drug ...
Evaluation of a novel real-time pcr test based on the ssragene for the identification of group b streptococci in vaginal swabs
(Springer Nature, 2009-09-04)
Background: Despite the implementation of prevention guidelines, early-onset group B streptococci (GBS) disease remains a cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality worldwide. Strategies to identify women who are at risk ...