Cartilage regeneration in osteoarthritis.

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.…

Enhancing chondrogenesis from adipose tissue.

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…

Articular cartilage regeneration.

Arthroscopy. 2009 Dec; 25(12) : 1391-400. Epub 2009 Sep 17. Articular cartilage regeneration with autologous marrow aspirate and hyaluronic Acid: an experimental study in a goat model. Saw KY, Hussin P, Loke SC, Azam M, Chen HC, Tay YG, Low S, Wallin KL, Ragavanaidu K. Kuala Lumpur Sports Medicine Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. sportsclinic@hotmail.com Abstract…

Mesenchymal stem cells in arthritis.

Z Rheumatol. 2009 May; 68(3) : 228-33. Mesenchymal stem cells in arthritis – [Article in German] David JP, Zwerina J, Schett G. Medizinische Klinik 3, Rheumatologie und Immunologie, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Krankenhausstr. 12, 91054, Erlangen, Deutschland. jean-pierre.david@uk-erlangen.de Abstract While one of the major achievements of the 20th century was prolonging life expectancy in developed countries, the…

Cell therapy–an option for treating cartilage defects?

Z Rheumatol. 2009 May; 68(3) : 234-8. Regenerative potential of human adult precursor cells: cell therapy–an option for treating cartilage defects? – [Article in German] Dehne T, Tschirschmann M, Lauster R, Sittinger M. Labor für Tissue Engineering, Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt Rheumatologie und Klinische Immunologie, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Tucholskystr. 2, 10117, Berlin, Deutschland. tilo.dehne@charite.de Abstract Cell-based…