[Autologous skeletal myoblast transplantation for cardiac insufficiency. First clinical case].

Academic Article


  • The authors report the first intramyocardial transplantation of autologous skeletal myoblasts in a patient with severe ischaemic cardiac failure. The encouraging result after eight months' follow-up underlines the potential of this new approach.
  • Keywords

  • Aged, Cardiac Output, Low, Cell Transplantation, Electrocardiography, Humans, Male, Muscle, Skeletal, Myocardial Ischemia, Transplantation, Autologous, Treatment Outcome
  • Author List

  • MenaschĂ© P; Hagège A; Scorsin M; Pouzet B; Desnos M; Duboc D; Schwartz K; Vilquin JT; Marolleau JP
  • Start Page

  • 180
  • End Page

  • 182
  • Volume

  • 94
  • Issue

  • 3