Future treatment for chondral and osteochondral lesions

Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2007; 41 Suppl 2 : 153-9. The future of treatment for chondral and osteochondral lesions – [Article in Turkish] Cirpar M, Korkusuz F. Kirikkale Universitesi Tip Fakültesi Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Anabilim Dali, Kirikkale, Turkey. drmeric@yahoo.com Abstract The population of patients with symptomatic focal or generalized cartilage lesions is growing due to…

Stem cells in orthopedics

Indian J Med Sci. 2006 Apr; 60(4) : 162-9. Stem cells in orthopedics: current concepts and possible future applications. Bagaria V, Patil N, Sapre V, Chadda A, Singrakia M. Department of Orthopedics, CIIMS HOSPITAL, 88/2, Bajaj Nagar, Nagpur – 440 010, India. vaibhavbagaria@rediffmail.com Abstract Stem cells are the cells that have the ability to divide…

Cell-based reconstructive therapy in orthopedics

Tissue Eng. 2005 Jul-Aug; 11(7-8) : 1198-211. Review: mesenchymal stem cells: cell-based reconstructive therapy in orthopedics. Caplan AI. Skeletal Research Center, Department of Biology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA. ddb9@case.edu Abstract Adult stem cells provide replacement and repair descendants for normal turnover or injured tissues. These cells have been isolated and expanded…

Mesenchymal stem cells in orthopedics

Pathol Biol (Paris). 2005 Apr; 53(3) : 142-8. Therapeutic application of mesenchymal stem cells in orthopedics – [Article in French] Potier E, Petite H Laboratoire de recherches orthopédiques, CNRS UMR 7052, Faculté de médecine Lariboisière-Saint-Louis, 10, avenue de Verdun, 75010 Paris, France. estherpot@hotmail.com Abstract Stem cell therapy of skeletal tissues involves the transplantation of stem…

Mesenchymal stem cell-based cartilage tissue engineering

Cytotherapy. 2004; 6(6) : 596-601. Mesenchymal stem cell-based cartilage tissue engineering: cells, scaffold and biology. Song L, Baksh D, Tuan RS: Cartilage Biology and Orthopedics Branch, National Institute of Arthritis, and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Department of Health and Human Services, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892-8022, USA. Abstract Cartilage repair and regeneration by stem cell-based tissue…