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It is also highly recomended that treating physicians do not thrust aside the concomitant use of established measures until stem cell tharapy is evidently proved worthy in terms of efficacy and cost.
Precise use of definitions and nomenclaturs regarding cell sources and cell types is mandatory as well as differentiation between culture expanded cells and native cells, and between autologous and allogeneic sources. It will also help to have a basic … Continue reading
As for any modality of clinical medicine, stem cell treatment requires an understanding of the underlying pathophysiology of the disease. It is imperative that clinicians who adopt these new strategies into their practices posssess a good understanding of the natural … Continue reading
Cell therapy for osteoarthritis holds greater potential for stem cell therapy because of its larger pool of patients and irreversible nature of disease progression. In addition to a need for controlled studies to prove long-term efficacy, its mode of … Continue reading
Further advancement in tissue engineering will facilitate the application of stem cell treatment for large long-bone defect. much preclinical investigation had been performed to provide a rational for stem cell implantation for osteochondral defects. while promising results have been … Continue reading
Of bone regeneration, osteonecrosis of femoral head has been the greatest focus for cell therapy . However, most reported studies were uncontrolled and used bone marrow aspirate concentrate. Prospective controlled studies using mesenchymal stem cells have recently been reported. More … Continue reading
The application of regenerative medicine for musculoskeletal disorders has become widespread, despite the relative lack of critical evidence supporting its efficacy. To date, the literature supporting stem cell-based therapies comprises mostly case reports or case series with small number … Continue reading