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…

Applications in cartilage repair and osteoarthritis therapy

Histol Histopathol. 2009 Mar; 24(3) : 347-66. Mesenchymal stem cells in connective tissue engineering and regenerative medicine: applications in cartilage repair and osteoarthritis therapy. Mobasheri A, Csaki C, Clutterbuck AL, Rahmanzadeh M, Shakibaei M. Division of Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Loughborough, United Kingdom. ali.mobasheri@nottingham.ac.uk Abstract…

Mesenchymal stem cells in arthritic diseases.

Arthritis Res Ther. 2008; 10(5) : 223. Epub 2008 Oct 10. Mesenchymal stem cells in arthritic diseases. Chen FH, Tuan RS. Cartilage Biology and Orthopaedics Branch, National Institute of Arthritis, and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 50 South Dr, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA. chenf1@mail.nih.gov Abstract Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), the nonhematopoietic progenitor…

Mesenchymal stem cell-based repair of articular cartilage.

J Artif Organs. 2008 Jun; 31(6) : 480-9 Mesenchymal stem cell-based repair of articular cartilage with polyglycolic acidhydroxyapatite biphasic scaffold. Zhou XZ, Leung VY, Dong QR, Cheung KM, Chan D, Lu WW Abstract This study investigates the capacity of a composite scaffold composed of polyglycolic acid-hydroxyapatite (PGA-HA) and autologous mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to promote…

Interactive effects of growth factors

Biotechnol Appl Biochem. 2008 Mar; 49(Pt 3) : 185-94. Interactive effects of growth factors and three-dimensional scaffolds on multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells. Heckmann L, Fiedler J, Mattes T, Dauner M, Brenner RE Abstract The creation of tissue-engineered constructs with autologous cells is a central goal in regenerative medicine. With respect to ligament replacement, we have…