Endogenous vascular repair system in cardiovascular disease: The role of endothelial progenitor cell

Cardiovascular (CV) disease has been considered as the first global leading cause of premature death in last decades. Vascular complications close correspond to development of endothelial dysfunction, microvascular inflammation, accelerating atherosclerosis, coagulopathy, and thrombosis, in pathogenesis of which altered vascular reparation is core player and possible target for further treatment strategy.