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Decreased numbers of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) in patients in the early stages of systemic sclerosis (SSc).

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Posted 22 April 2015 - 09:18 AM

Decreased numbers of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) in patients in the early stages of systemic sclerosis (SSc).

 

Decreased EPCs in SSc patients might be an important therapeutic target for the prevention of vascular complications. PubMed, Microvasc Res, 2015 Jan 13;98C:82-87. (Also see Vascular Involvement in Systemic Scleroderma)

 

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