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Stroke recovery with cellular therapies.


Stroke recovery with cellular therapies.

Ed. by Sean I. Savitz and Daniel M. Rosenbaum.

Humana Press Inc.


166 pages



Current clinical neurology


This book discusses the promising investigations around the world in cell-based therapies to enhance recovery from stroke. Chapters detail the potential benefits of various types of cells and approaches for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. Among the topics covered are transplanting immortalized neural stem cells, transplantation of bone marrow stromal cells, adipose-derived stem cells, endogenous neural stem cells in tissue remodeling, and the ethics of stem cell research. All studies described rely upon traditional histological and functional outcomes. Savitz is affiliated with the University of Texas-Houston Medical School. Rosenbaum is affiliated with the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center.

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