Stem Cell-Mediated Angiogenesis in Tissue Engineering Constructs

Author(s): Nasim Kiaie, Rouhollah M. Aghdam*, Seyed H. Ahmadi Tafti, Armita M. Gorabi.

Journal Name: Current Stem Cell Research & Therapy

Volume 14 , Issue 3 , 2019

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Angiogenesis has always been a concern in the field of tissue engineering. Poor vascularization of engineered constructs is a problem for the clinical success of these structures. Among the various methods employed to induce angiogenesis, stem cells provide a promising tool for the future. The present review aims to present the application of stem cells in the induction of angiogenesis. Additionally, it summarizes recent advancements in stem cell-mediated angiogenesis of different tissue engineering constructs.

Keywords: Angiogenesis, stem cell, tissue engineering, in-vitro, in-situ, hypoxia.

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