Mesenchymal stem cell therapy for knee osteoarthritis: 5 years follow-up of three patients
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a biomechanical disease progressing gradually to the degradation of joint cartilage. Knee OA is one of the most frequent forms of osteoarthritis. It has a high prevalence in Asian countries ….
Mesenchymal stem cells for cartilage repair in osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease of the connective tissue and progresses with age in the older population or develops in young athletes following sports-related injury. The articular cartilage is ….
Restoration of a large osteochondral defect of the knee using a composite of umbilical cord blood-derived mesenchymal stem cells and hyaluronic acid hydrogel: a case report with a 5-year follow-up
The treatment of articular cartilage defects is a therapeutic challenge for orthopaedic surgeons. Furthermore, large osteochondral defects needs restoration of the underlying bone for sufficient biomechanical characteristics as well as the overlying cartilage.
Adult Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells Delivered via Intra-Articular Injection to the Knee Following Partial Medial Meniscectomy
There are limited treatment options for tissue restoration and the prevention of degenerative changes in the knee. Stem cells have ….