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New stem cell research could bring choices to heart patients
Ventura County Star

They’re called “no-option patients.”

They’ve endured angioplasty, stent procedures, bypasses and a long line of medications. None of the treatments has fixed the plaque-plugged coronary arteries that trigger angina, starve the heart of blood and force people to hunch in pain after walking two blocks.

Adult stem cell research at an Oxnard hospital is aimed at giving them choices.