The consensus of the task force of the European Society of Cardiology concerning the clinical investigation of the use of autologous adult stem cells for repair of the heart

Jozef Bartunek, Stephanie Dimmeler, Helmut Drexler, Francisco Fernández-Avilés, Manuel Galinanes, Stefan Janssens, John Martin, Anthony Mathur, Phillipe Menasche, Sylvia Priori, Bodo Strauer, Michal Tendera, William Wijns, Andreas Zeiher

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Abstract

A task force has been established by the European Society of Cardiology to investigate the role of progenitor/stem cell therapy in the treatment of cardiovascular disease. This article is the consensus of this group, of what clinical studies are needed in this field, and the challenges to be addressed in the translation of progenitor/stem cell biology to repair of the heart.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1338-1340
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Heart Journal
Volume27
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2006

Keywords

  • Adult progenitor cell
  • Autologous
  • Bone marrow progenitor cell
  • Cardiac repair
  • Cardiovascular
  • Growth factors
  • Skeletal myoblast
  • Stem cell

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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