Platelet-rich plasma enhances adipose-derived stem cell-mediated angiogenesis in a mouse ischemic hindlimb model
Chia-Fang Chen, Han-Tsung Liao, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
Han-Tsung Liao, Craniofacial Research Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
Author contributions: Liao HT contributed to study design, editing, reviewing, and final approval of article; Chen CF performed experiments, analyzed the data, and wrote the article.
Supported by grant from the National Sci-Tech Program, Ministry of Science and Technology, No. NRMPG3E0471 and No. NMRPG3D0231; and a Chang Gung Memorial Hospital grant, No. CMRPGBH0011.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the Institutional Review Board of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital.
Institutional animal care and use committee statement: The animal use protocol has been reviewed and approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest.
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Corresponding author to: Han-Tsung Liao, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Chief Doctor, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, No. 5 Fusing Street, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: August 9, 2018
Peer-review started: August 9, 2018
First decision: August 31, 2018
Revised: October 18, 2018
Accepted: November 7, 2018
Article in press: November 7, 2018
Published online: December 26, 2018