General Orthopedics Library

UFC Champ turns to Stem Cell Therapy to keep Title Belt

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Stem cells have been known to treat a multitude of medical problems and have gained ongoing popularity among athletes for the past several years. 36-year-old Daniel Cormier, who won the UFC light heavyweight championship in May 2015, has made it clear that he doesn’t want to be sidelined for long and has shot-down the possibility […]

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Repair tissue with human embryonic stem cells and fetal tissues.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Tissue Eng Part A. 2010 Oct; 16(10) : 3119-37. Repair of full-thickness tendon injury using connective tissue progenitors efficiently derived from human embryonic stem cells and fetal tissues. Cohen S, Leshansky L, Zussman E, Burman M, Srouji S, Livne E, Abramov N, Itskovitz- Eldor J. Sohnis and Forman Families Center for Stem Cell and Tissue […]

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Bone marrow and umbilical cord blood human mesenchymal stem cells:

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Int J Clin Exp Med. 2010 Sep 7; 3(4) : 248-69. Bone marrow and umbilical cord blood human mesenchymal stem cells: state of the art. Malgieri A, Kantzari E, Patrizi MP, Gambardella S. Abstract Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are multipotent adult stem cells present in all tissues, as part of the perivascular population. As multipotent […]

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Repair of chronic osteochondral defects

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Am J Sports Med. 2010 Sep; 38(9) : 1857-69. Epub 2010 May 27. Repair of chronic osteochondral defects using predifferentiated mesenchymal stem cells in an ovine model. Zscharnack M, Hepp P, Richter R, Aigner T, Schulz R, Somerson J, Josten C, Bader A, Marquass B Abstract BACKGROUND: The use of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to […]

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Orthopedics: bone substitutes and beyond.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Orthopedics. 2010 Sep 7; 33(9) : 661. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20100722-31. Allograft alternatives: bone substitutes and beyond. Goodman SB. Abstract Excessive wear debris, deep infection, periprosthetic fracture, and other causes can lead to bone loss associated with total joint replacements. When performing revisions, surgeons are often preoccupied by the failed implant and the method of replacement, and […]

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Cartilage regeneration by bone marrow cells-seeded scaffolds.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Cartilage regeneration by bone marrow cells-seeded scaffolds. Wegener B, Schrimpf FM, Bergschmidt P, Pietschmann MF, Utzschneider S, Milz S, Jansson V, Müller PE. Abstract Different approaches exist for the treatment of small articular cartilage defects. Several studies show comparable results for autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) and microfracture. Unfortunately, the fibrocartilage resulting from microfracture has neither […]

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Cell based therapies using adipose tissue-derived cells.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Stem Cell Res Ther. 2010 Jun 29; 1(2) : 19. Clinical and preclinical translation of cell-based therapies using adipose tissue-derived cells. Gimble JM, Guilak F, Bunnell BA Abstract Adipose tissue is now recognized as an accessible, abundant, and reliable site for the isolation of adult stem cells suitable for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications. […]

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Augmentation of degenerated human cartilage.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Arthroscopy. 2009 Dec; 25(12) : 1435-41. Epub 2009 Nov 6. Augmentation of degenerated human cartilage in vitro using magnetically labeled mesenchymal stem cells and an external magnetic device. Kobayashi T, Ochi M, Yanada S, Ishikawa M, Adachi N, Deie M, Arihiro K. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan. Abstract PURPOSE: The purpose of […]

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Cartilage regeneration in osteoarthritis.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2009 Nov; 9(11) : 1399-405. Stem cell therapy for cartilage regeneration in osteoarthritis. Koelling S, Miosge N. Georg August University, Tissue Regeneration Work Group, Department of Prosthodontics, Abteilung Prothetik im Zentrum ZMK, Robert-Koch-Str. 40, Goettingen, D- 37075, Germany. Abstract Enhancing the regeneration potential of hyaline cartilage tissue remains a great challenge. […]

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Enhancing chondrogenesis from adipose tissue.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Tissue Eng Part A. 2009 Jul; 15(7) : 1543-51. Combination of transforming growth factor-beta2 and bone morphogenetic protein 7 enhances chondrogenesis from adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells. Kim HJ, Im GI Abstract In this study, the authors examined combinations of growth factors that induce effective chondrogenesis from adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). Human MSCs […]

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