Cell-based therapies in stroke

Jukka Jolkkonen, Piotr Walczak

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Stroke remains one of the main causes of death and disability worldwide. While effective therapy for stroke recovery remains an unmet need. Much hope and promises are placed on cell-based therapies. The aim of this book is to provide focused yet comprehensive reviews on the current state of cell-based approaches in the treatment of stroke. The topics covered include experimental data on functional outcome after intravascular and intracerebral delivery of cells in stroke animals, followed by translational chapters which will rely heavily on the use of different imaging modalities in the tracking of cells. The last and most challenging part will describe the early phase of clinical studies, providing guidelines for future research and clinical applications. Clearly and concisely written, this text will be a useful resource for neurologists, radiologists, and neuroscientists interested in cell transplantation as a therapeutic strategy for stroke patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherSpringer-Verlag Wien
Number of pages204
ISBN (Electronic)9783709111758
ISBN (Print)9783709111741
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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