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Two complementary strategies to improve cell engraftment in mesenchymal stem cell-based therapy: Increasing transplanted cell resistance and increasing tissue receptivity
(Taylor & Francis Online, 2017)
Over the past 2 decades, therapies based on mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) have been tested to treat several types of diseases in clinical studies, due to their potential for tissue repair and regeneration. Currently, MSC-based ...
Using cost-effective intra-arterial chemotherapy to treat retinoblastoma in Chile.
Intra-arterial chemotherapy (IAC) has proved to be an effective treatment for retinoblastoma, but can be very expensive in developing countries. We report 2 patients from Chile in whom IAC resulted in globe salvation. Both ...
Mesenchymal stem cell therapy for doxorubicin cardiomyopathy: hopes and fears
(Biomed Central Ltd., 2015)
Chemotherapy has made an essential contribution to cancer treatment in recent decades despite its adverse effects. As cancer survivors have increased, concern about ex-patient lifespan has become more important too. ...
Ventilatory strategies against child with acute respiratory distress syndrome and severe hypoxemia
(Unidad de Congresos del Centro Médico Nacional, 2015)
In this review, we assemble the fundamental concepts of the use of mechanical ventilation (MV) in children with acute respiratory failure (ARDS) and refractory hypoxemia. We also discusses topics of protective ventilation ...
Management of postmenopausal osteoporosis and the prevention of fractures.
(Panminerva Medica, 2014)
Postmenopausal osteoporosis affects millions of women, being estrogen deficiency the key factor in the pathogenesis of involutional osteoporosis. Fracture prevention is one of the public health priorities worldwide. Different ...