Maintenance of Neovascularization at the Implantation Site of an Artificial Device by bFGF and Endothelial Cell Transplant
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Department of Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama 700-8558, Japan 2: Department of Organ Reconstruction and Biomaterials, Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606-8507, Japan 3: Department of Transplant Surgery, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto 606-8507, Japan 4: Department of Advanced Medicine in Biotechnology and Robotics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466-8550, Japan 5: Second Department of Surgery, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Aichi 470-11, Japan
Publication date: 2006-10-01
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