Potential differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cell transplanted in rat corpus cavernosum toward endothelial or smooth muscle cells.

Int J Impot Res. 2007 Jul-Aug;19(4):378-85. Epub 2007 Apr 26. Potential differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cell transplanted in rat corpus cavernosum toward endothelial or smooth muscle cells. Song YS, Lee HJ, Park IH, Kim WK, Ku JH, Kim SU. Abstract One of the causes of erectile dysfunction (ED) is the damaged penile cavernous smooth…

Magnetic resonance evaluation of human mesenchymal stem cells in corpus cavernosa of rats and rabbits.

Asian J Androl. 2007 May;9(3):361-7. Magnetic resonance evaluation of human mesenchymal stem cells in corpus cavernosa of rats and rabbits. Song YS, Ku JH, Song ES, Kim JH, Jeon JS, Lee KH, Kim SJ, Cheong HJ, Lim IS, Choi D, Won JH Abstract AIM: To investigate whether the biological process of superparamagnetic iron oxide (SPIO)-labeled…

Relationship between vascular damage degrees and endothelial progenitor cells in patients with erectile dysfunction: effect of vardenafil administration and PDE5 expression in the bone marrow.

Eur Urol. 2007 May;51(5):1411-7; discussion 1417-9 Relationship between vascular damage degrees and endothelial progenitor cells in patients with erectile dysfunction: effect of vardenafil administration and PDE5 expression in the bone marrow. Foresta C, Caretta N, Lana A, De Toni L, Biagioli A, Vinanzi C, Ferlin A: Abstract OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the levels of circulating progenitor…

Gene and stem cell therapy in the treatment of erectile dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension; potential treatments for the common problem of endothelial dysfunction.

Curr Gene Ther. 2007 Apr;7(2):131-53 Gene and stem cell therapy in the treatment of erectile dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension; potential treatments for the common problem of endothelial dysfunction. Nossaman BD, Gur S, Kadowitz PJ. Abstract The endothelium has an important regulatory role in the maintenance of vascular homeostasis, vascular tone, blood flow, and in preserving…

Mesenchymal stem cells alone or ex vivo gene modified with endothelial nitric oxide synthase reverse age-associated erectile dysfunction.

  Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007 Mar;292(3):H1278-90. Epub 2006 Oct Mesenchymal stem cells alone or ex vivo gene modified with endothelial nitric oxide synthase reverse age-associated erectile dysfunction. Bivalacqua TJ, Deng W, Kendirci M, Usta MF, Robinson C, Taylor BK, Murthy SN, Champion HC, Hellstrom WJ, Kadowitz PJ.   Abstract Mesenchymal stem cells…

Circulating endothelial progenitor cells and endothelial function after chronic Tadalafil treatment in subjects with erectile dysfunction.

Int J Impot Res. 2006 Sep-Oct;18(5):484-8 Circulating endothelial progenitor cells and endothelial function after chronic Tadalafil treatment in subjects with erectile dysfunction. Foresta C, Ferlin A, De Toni L, Lana A, Vinanzi C, Galan A, Caretta N. Abstract We evaluated the effect of a chronic treatment with Tadalafil on progenitor cells (PCs) number and endothelial…

Adipose tissue-derived stromal cells as a novel option for regenerative cell therapy.

  J Atheroscler Thromb. 2006 Apr;13(2):77-81. Adipose tissue-derived stromal cells as a novel option for regenerative cell therapy. Nakagami H, Morishita R, Maeda K, Kikuchi Y, Ogihara T, Kaneda Y. Abstract Adult stem cells hold great promise for use in tissue repair and regeneration, and the delivery of autologous progenitor cells into ischemic tissue is…

Isolation of primary endothelial and stromal cell cultures of the corpus cavernosum penis for basic research and tissue engineering.

Eur Urol. 2005 May;47(5):710-8; discussion 718-9. Isolation of primary endothelial and stromal cell cultures of the corpus cavernosum penis for basic research and tissue engineering. Pilatz A, Schultheiss D, Gabouev AI, Schlote N, Mertsching H, Jonas U, Stief CG. Abstract OBJECTIVES: Primary cell cultures derived from the corpus cavernosum are frequently used as in vitro…