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


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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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehn532
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.662-670
  • Keywords: Stem cell therapy, Regional myocardial function, Strain rate imaging, Acute myocardial infarction, LEFT-VENTRICULAR FUNCTION, ISCHEMIC-HEART FAILURE, PROGENITOR CELLS, SEGMENT ELEVATION, INJECTION, TRIAL, ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, TRANSPLANTATION, REGENERATION, DEFORMATION
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No

Abstract

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.