The myoblast autologous grafting in ischemic cardiomyopathy (MAGIC) trial - First randomized placebo-controlled study of myoblast transplantation
Menasch, Philippe × Alfieri, Ottavio Janssens, Stefan McKenna, William Reichenspurner, Hermann Trinquart, Ludovic Vilquin, Jean-Thomas Marolleau, Jean-Pierre Seymour, Barbara Larghero, Jerome Lake, Stephen Chatellier, Gilles Solomon, Scott Desnos, Michel Hagege, Albert A #
Lippincott williams & wilkins
Circulation vol:117 issue:9 pages:1189-1200
Background-Phase I clinical studies have demonstrated the feasibility of implanting autologous skeletal myoblasts in postinfarction scars. However, they have failed to determine whether this procedure was functionally effective and arrhythmogenic.