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Stem Cell Therapy For Heart Patients

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Stem Cell Therapy For Heart Patients

Stem Cell Therapy For Heart Patients

Stem Cell Therapy For Heart Patients

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Can injecting stem cells into heart patients improve blood flow? In this hour, we'll look at a new treatment for heart disease that uses the patient's own bone marrow to restore heart function.

Guests:

Amit Patel
*Cardiac Surgeon
*Division of Cardiac Surgery, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine