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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 613782, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/613782
Research Article

State of the Art on the Evidence Base in Cardiac Regenerative Therapy: Overview of 41 Systematic Reviews

1Department of Medico-Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome, Corso della Repubblica 79, 04100 Latina, Italy
2VCU Pauley Heart Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, 821 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
3Fondazione Eleonora Lorillard Spencer Cenci, 00185 Roma, Italy
4Heart Failure and Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit, Columbus Integrated Complex, Via Giuseppe Moscati 31, 00168 Rome, Italy
5Oxford Heart Center, Oxford University Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
6Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
7Department of AngioCardioNeurology, IRCCS Neuromed, Via Atinense 18, 86077 Pozzilli, Italy

Received 19 January 2015; Accepted 16 March 2015

Academic Editor: Christof Kolb

Copyright © 2015 Mariangela Peruzzi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

In the supplementary material we sorted the reviews included in the study by different features and in the specific:

Table 1S: Reviews included in the study sorted by Journal, Journal Impact Factor, Year of Publication, PMID, Number of studies included and patients included.

Table 2S: Reviews included in the study sorted by year of publication, clinical setting, therapy accomplished, country of corresponding author and number of authors.

Table 3S: Reviews included in the study sorted by First author (acronym), Year of publication, AMSTAR score, clinical findings, Effect estimates for LVEF, Effect estimates for death and Yearly WOS citations.

Figure 1S: Representative trend of the included studies over time.

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