Use of VEGF-C to prevent restenosis

Kari Kustaa Alitalo, Seppo Ylä-Herttuala, Mikko Hiltunen, Markku Michael Jeltsch, Marc G Achen

Research output: Patent


The present invention provides materials and methods for preventing stenosis or restenosis of a blood vessel using Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor C (VEGF-C) and/or Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor D (VEGF-D) genes or proteins.
Original languageEnglish
Publication Year25 Oct 2005
Publication statusPublished - 25 Oct 2005
MoE publication typeH1 Granted patent

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Alitalo, K. K., Ylä-Herttuala, S., Hiltunen, M., Jeltsch, M. M., & Achen, M. G. (2005). Use of VEGF-C to prevent restenosis. (Patent No. US 6,958,147 B1). US Patent and Trademark Office.