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Effect of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells on experimental pulmonary arterial hypertension.
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PMID:  23226736     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell (BMSC) transp1antation on lung and heart damage in a rat model of monocrotaline (MCT)-induced pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The animals were randomly divided into 3 groups: control, PAH and BMSC implantation groups. Structural changes in the pulmonary vascular wall, such as the pulmonary artery lumen area (VA) and vascular area (TAA) were measured by hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) staining, and the hemodynamics were detected by echocardiography. Two weeks post-operation, our results demonstrated that sublingual vein injection of BMSCs significantly attenuated the pulmonary vascular structural and hemodynamic changes caused by pulmonary arterial hypertension. The mechanism may be executed via paracrine effects.
Zhao-Hua Zhang; Yan Lu; Yun Luan; Jing-Jie Zhao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Experimental and therapeutic medicine     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1792-0981     ISO Abbreviation:  Exp Ther Med     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101531947     Medline TA:  Exp Ther Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  839-843     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Pediatrics, The Second Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan;
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