Effects of implantation of bone marrow cells on cytokine levels in the ischemic heart tissue. An experimental study

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ÜNLÜ Y., Karapolat S.

JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY, vol.3, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: In order to achieve a safe and persistent angiogenic effect, we investigated the potential of bone marrow cells implantation to enhance angiogenesis of ischemic hearts in a rat model, and also we have investigated growth factors accompanying and intermediating the angiogenesis, and the changes occurring in the levels of cytokines and their relations with angiogenesis.