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Publication type: Journal Article
Document type: Full Paper

Year: 2002

Author(s): Roell, W; Lu, ZJ; Bloch, W; Siedner, S; Tiemann, K; Xia, Y; Stoecker, E; Fleischmann, M; Bohlen, H; Stehle, R; Kolossov, E; Brem, G; Addicks, K; Pfitzer, G; Welz, A; Hescheler, J; Fleischmann, BK

Title: Cellular cardiomyoplasty improves survival after myocardial injury.

Source: Circulation. 2002; 105(20):2435-2441



Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Brem Gottfried


Abstract:
Cellular cardiomyoplasty is discussed as an alternative therapeutic approach to heart failure. To date, however, the functional characteristics of the transplanted cells, their contribution to heart function, and most importantly, the potential therapeutic benefit of this treatment remain unclear.

Keywords Pubmed: Animals
Blotting, Western
Cardiomyoplasty/methods*
Cell Differentiation
Cell Survival
Cell Transplantation/methods*
Disease Models, Animal
Echocardiography
Electrophysiology
Fetal Tissue Transplantation
Genes, Reporter
Graft Survival
Heart Function Tests
Male
Mice
Mice, Inbred C57BL
Mice, Transgenic
Myocardial Contraction
Myocardial Infarction/pathology
Myocardial Infarction/therapy*
Myocardial Infarction/ultrasonography
Myocardium/pathology*
Survival Rate
Treatment Outcome
Ventricular Dysfunction, Left/therapy
Ventricular Dysfunction, Left/ultrasonography


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