Cell therapy is a promising tool to prevent and treat heart failure in congenital heart disease. We report the first case of intramyocardial injection of allogeneic mesenchymal stromal cells as rescue therapy in a neonate with ischemic heart failure following arterial switch procedure for isolated transposition of the great arteries. (Level of Difficulty: Advanced.).
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This work was funded by the British Heart Foundation, the Sir Jules Thorn Award for Biomedical Research, and the Enid Linder Foundation. The authors have reported that they have no relationships relevant to the contents of this paper to disclose.
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