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Gene therapy grows new vessels in legs:

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Gene therapy is continuing to prove its effectiveness in growing new blood vessels at sites where the original vessels are blocked. In the latest study, researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston treated patients suffering blockages in the legs with injections of a gene which makes human vascular endothelial growth factor. In ten treated legs, which would otherwise have been amputated, eight had improved blood flow and seven showed new blood vessels on X-ray, according to a study in the April edition of Circulation.

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