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
Bartunek, Jozef × Dimmeler, Stephanie Drexler, Helmut Fernández-Avilés, Francisco Galinanes, Manuel Janssens, Stefan Martin, John Mathur, Anthony Menasche, Phillipe Priori, Sylvia Strauer, Bodo Tendera, Michal Wijns, William Zeiher, Andreas #
European Heart Journal vol:27 issue:11 pages:1338-1340
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.