Vanderbilt Medical Center performs new heart treatment

The Vanderbilt Medical Center has become the first hospital in Tennessee to perform a new heart regeneration therapy. The therapy uses bone marrow stem cells to stimulate regeneration of the heart muscles after a heart attack. Doctors hope that if they treat patients soon enough after the heart attack, some may have no damage at all. Even those patients whose hearts do suffer damage may be able to regain heart muscle with the bone marrow tem cell treatment. Read more about this new treatment at the Vanderbilt Medical Center web site.


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