Effect of fetal neural transplants in patients with Huntington's disease 6 years after surgery: a long-term follow-up study.

@article{BachoudLvi2006EffectOF,
  title={Effect of fetal neural transplants in patients with Huntington's disease 6 years after surgery: a long-term follow-up study.},
  author={Anne-Catherine Bachoud-L{\'e}vi and V{\'e}ronique Gaura and P. Brugi{\`e}res and J-P Lefaucheur and Marie-Françoise Boiss{\'e} and Patrick Opoku Manu Maison and Sophie Baudic and Maria-Joao Ribeiro and Catherine Bourdet and Philippe Remy and Pierre C{\'e}saro and Philippe Hantraye and Marc Peschanski},
  journal={The Lancet. Neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={303-9}
}
BACKGROUND Although we have shown in three out of five patients with Huntington's disease that motor and cognitive improvements 2 years after intracerebral fetal neural grafts are correlated with recovery of brain metabolic activity in grafted striatal areas and connected regions of the cerebral cortex, neural grafts are not known to have protective effects on the host brain per se. We undertook long-term follow-up of previously reported patients with the disease to ascertain the nature and… CONTINUE READING
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