Clinical Reviews and Opinions

  • Abbreviation: Clin. Rev. Opinions
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2553
  • DOI: 10.5897/CRO
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 42

Table of Content: November 2011; 3(6)

November 2011

Potential clinical applications of dental stem cells

Complex human tissues harbor stem cells and/or precursor cells, which are responsible for tissue development or regeneration. Recently, dental tissues such as periodontal ligament (PDL), dental papilla or dental follicle have been identified as easily accessible sources of undifferentiated cells. Dental precursor cells are attractive for usage in regenerative dentistry, like for example regeneration of the dental pulp...

Author(s): Veleska-Stevkovska Daniela, Peeva-Petreska Marija, Evrosimovska Biljana, Apostolova Gordana and Veleski Dragoljub

November 2011

Flotrac/VigileoTM validation trials: Are there reliable conclusions?

We reviewed the comparative trials of the Flotrac/VigileoTM versus the thermodilution method, published in the last decade. The results about the agreement between the two methods measuring cardiac output are contrasting. We also noticed that almost the whole pertinent literature include studies conducted without a correct statistical design, particularly about the sample size. For this reason, we consider that...

Author(s): Enrico Giustiniano, Emanuela Morenghi, Nadia Ruggieri, Francesco Pellegrino,Jana Balazova, Cristina Dominoni and Gian Luca Marinelli