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Stem Cells Improve Heart Function in Patients with Cardiomyopathy

Cardiologist is using stem cell therapy sees “extraordinary” results

Earth Times reports that a Florida cardiologist is using stem cell therapy to treat patients who suffer from a range of heart, lung and vascular illnesses. Zannos Grekos, M.D. uses the patients’ own stem cells to treat the diseases, and the report refers to the results as "extraordinary."

"One’s own stem cells offer great potential for the treatment of serious heart, lung and vascular diseases," Dr. Grekos said. "We are seeing remarkable outcomes through this treatment."

The process, utilizing adult stem cell therapy, can be used to treat such diseases as congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, ischemic heart disease, cardiomyopathy, peripheral artery disease and severe pulmonary disease.

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