Improved regional function after autologous bone marrow-derived stem cell transfer in patients with acute myocardial infarction: a randomized, double-blind strain rate imaging study

Herbots L., D'hooge J., Eroglu E. , Thijs D., Ganame J., Claus P., ...More

EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, vol.30, no.6, pp.662-670, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehn532
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.662-670


To investigate whether intracoronary transfer of bone marrow progenitor cells (BMPCs) early after reperfusion of an acute myocardial infarction improves regional myocardial function in a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled strain rate imaging study.