OSU Medical Center Using Stem Cell Therapy for Critical Limb Ischemia Patients



A new treatment option, using a person's own stem cells, could hold promise for some of the hundreds of thousands of patients suffering from critical limb ischemia, which blocks blood flow to the legs resulting in constant pain, ulcer formation or gangrene. Researchers and clinicians at The Ohio State University Medical Center recently enrolled the first patient in a new trial testing the effectiveness of marrow-derived stem cell therapy for patients affected by critical limb ischemia (CLI).

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OSU Medical Center Using Stem Cell Therapy for Critical Limb Ischemia Patients

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