Temple University Taking Part In Study That Uses Stem Cells To Help Patients With End Stage Heart Failure

Posted: January 4, 2015 at 8:43 am

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By Lynne Adkins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) Anationwide study Temple University is taking part inis for people who have no other treatment options available and their heart is failing.

Dr. Jon George, an interventional cardiologist at Temple University Hospital, says stem cells will be taken from the patients hip.

Were able to use these cells from the bone marrow to isolate the stem cell that are capable of regenerating the heat muscle and then inject them directly into the heart muscle where its needed.

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Temple University Taking Part In Study That Uses Stem Cells To Help Patients With End Stage Heart Failure

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