Adult Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells Delivered via Intra-Articular Injection to the Knee Following Partial Medial Meniscectomy: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Study.

Vangeness article   J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Jan 15;96(2):90-8. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.M.00058. Adult Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells Delivered via Intra-Articular Injection to the Knee Following Partial Medial Meniscectomy: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Study. Vangsness CT Jr1, Farr J 2nd2, Boyd J3, Dellaero DT4, Mills CR5, Leroux-Williams M5. Author information 1University of Southern California Orthopaedic…

Application of biologics in the treatment of the rotator cuff, meniscus, cartilage, and osteoarthritis.

  J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2014 Feb;22(2):68-79. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-22-02-68. Application of biologics in the treatment of the rotator cuff, meniscus, cartilage, and osteoarthritis. Anz AW, Hackel JG, Nilssen EC, Andrews JR. Abstract Advances in our knowledge of cell signaling and biology have led to the development of products that may guide the healing/regenerative process.…

Safety reporting on implantation of autologous adipose tissue-derived stem cells with platelet-rich plasma into human articular joints.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2013 Dec 1;14:337. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-14-337. Safety reporting on implantation of autologous adipose tissue-derived stem cells with platelet-rich plasma into human articular joints. Pak J, Chang JJ, Lee JH, Lee SH. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Adipose tissue-derived stem cells (ADSCs), a type of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), have great potential as therapeutic agents in regenerative medicine. Numerous…

Tendon Tissue Trauma

Expert Opin Biol Ther 2010 May;10(5):689-700. Stem cells for tendon tissue engineering and regeneration. Yin Z, Chen X, Chen JL, Ouyang HW. Abstract IMPORTANCE OF THE FIELD: Tendon injuries are common especially in sports activities, but tendon is a unique connective tissue with poor self-repair capability. With advances in stem cell biology, tissue engineering is…

Achilles Tendon Injuries

Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2009 May 29;383(2):235-9. Epub 2009 Apr 5 The roles of TGF-beta1 gene transfer on collagen formation during Achilles tendon healing. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=%22Hou%20Y%22%5BAuthor%5D, Mao Z, Wei X, Lin L, Chen L, Wang H, Fu X, Zhang J, Yu C Abstract Collagen content and cross-linking are believed to be major determinants of tendon structural…