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Local gene therapy improves myocardial blood flow in refractory angina patients

15:53 EDT 11 Aug 2017 | Cardiovascular Business

For the first time, researchers have employed local gene therapy to boost myocardial blood flow in areas that have impaired perfusion reserves. They have also determined that elevated plasma Lp(a) can serve as a biomarker to identify those individuals with refractory angina (RA) who can benefit from the experimental therapy, gene transfer of VEGF-DΔNΔC.

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