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Adult bone marrow-derived stem cells and the injured heart: just the beginning?

Ioannis Dimarakis, Nagy A. Habib and Myrtle Y.A. Gordon.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 10120 words.

Coronary artery disease leading to ischaemia of the human myocardium is one of the chief causes of morbidity and mortality in the western world. Cellular transplantation has recently been...

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Cell transplantation to improve ventricular function in the failing heart

Gilbert H.L. Tang, Paul W.M. Fedak, Terrence M. Yau, Richard D. Weisel, Alex Kulik, Donald A.G. Mickle and Ren-Ke Li.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 6317 words.

Current therapies for congestive heart failure are limited in efficacy or in applicability. Cardiac cell transplantation offers a novel therapeutic approach to improve heart function....

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A historical view of the development of islet transplantation

Derek W.R. Gray.

in Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; History of Medicine. 11961 words.

Chapter 19 discusses the history of islet transplantation and its substantial links to other disciplines, which have provided valuable impetus to development in other areas, and also covers...

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History of pancreas transplantation

David E.R. Sutherland and Carl G. Groth.

in Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; History of Medicine. 8555 words.

Chapter 1 covers the history of pancreas transplantation and covers the context of individual contributions to programme development; the evolution, refinements, and physiology or new...

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History of pancreatic stem cell transplantation and alternative islet sources

Patrick C. Hermann, Anne Wojtusciszyn and Christopher Heeschen.

in Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; History of Medicine. 7532 words.

Chapter 26 discusses promising and exciting approaches for developing new source of endocrine cells for transplantation, including the generation of islet cells from other human cell types,...

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Improving outcomes: case-matched comparison of novel second-generation versus first-generation self-expandable transcatheter heart valves

Andreas Schaefer, Hendrik Treede, Gerhard Schoen, Florian Deuschl, Niklas Schofer, Yvonne Schneeberger, Stefan Blankenberg, Hermann Reichenspurner, Ulrich Schaefer and Lenard Conradi.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Transplant Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 4526 words.

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The published literature has extensively documented clinical benefit derived from transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in high-risk...

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Maze surgery normalizes left ventricular function in patients with persistent lone atrial fibrillation

Alberto Pozzoli, Maurizio Taramasso, Giuditta Coppola, Mikel Kamami, Giovanni La Canna, Paolo Della Bella, Ottavio Alfieri and Stefano Benussi.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Surgery; History of Medicine; Transplant Surgery. 4839 words.

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The aim of this study is to evaluate the mid-term clinical and functional outcomes of maze surgery in symptomatic refractory lone atrial...

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Minimally invasive mitral valve repair for functional mitral regurgitation in severe heart failure: MitraClip versus minimally invasive surgical approach

Tomas Ondrus, Jozef Bartunek, Marc Vanderheyden, Bernard Stockman, Martin Kotrc, Frank Van Praet, Guy Van Camp, Patrick Lecomte, Yujing Mo and Martin Penicka.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

November 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Surgery; Transplant Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 4175 words.

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To compare the outcomes of MitraClip versus minimally invasive surgical mitral valve repair in high-risk patients with significant functional...

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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery

Edited by Greg McLatchie, Neil Borley and Joanna Chikwe.

May 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Surgery; Surgical Skills; Histopathology; Otolaryngology (ENT); Breast Surgery; Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery; Hepatobiliary Surgery; Urology; Colorectal Surgery; Paediatric Surgery; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Transplant Surgery; Infectious Diseases; History of Medicine. 832 pages.

The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery covers the assessment and preparation of the patient, anaesthesia and critical care, inflammation, wound healing and infection, and the key...

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Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

Edited by Nadey S. Hakim, Robert J. Stratta, Derek Gray, Peter Friend and Alan Colman.

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; History of Medicine; Peri-operative Care; Communication Skills; Surgical Skills; Immunology; Histopathology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 544 pages.

This resource reflects recent advances in the field of pancreas transplantation, especially the increasing number of islet transplantations and the growing interest in stem cell research...

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