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Transcoronary transplantation of progenitor cells after myocardial infarction.

Authors
  • Assmus, Birgit
  • Honold, Jörg
  • Schächinger, Volker
  • Britten, Martina B
  • Fischer-Rasokat, Ulrich
  • Lehmann, Ralf
  • Teupe, Claudius
  • Pistorius, Katrin
  • Martin, Hans
  • Abolmaali, Nasreddin D
  • Tonn, Torsten
  • Dimmeler, Stefanie
  • Zeiher, Andreas M
Type
Published Article
Journal
New England Journal of Medicine
Publisher
New England Journal of Medicine
Publication Date
Sep 21, 2006
Volume
355
Issue
12
Pages
1222–1232
Identifiers
PMID: 16990385
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Intracoronary infusion of progenitor cells is safe and feasible in patients with healed myocardial infarction. Transplantation of BMC is associated with moderate but significant improvement in the left ventricular ejection fraction after 3 months.

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