Tissue engineering versus regenerative medicine

J Cell Physiol. 2007 Nov; 213(2) : 341-7. Adult mesenchymal stem cells for tissue engineering versus regenerative medicine. Caplan AI. Skeletal Research Center, Department of Biology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. arnold.caplan@case.edu Abstract Adult mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) can be isolated from bone marrow or marrow aspirates and because they are culture-dish adherent,…

Regenerative medicine in orthopaedic surgery

J Orthop Res. 2007 Oct; 25(10) : 1261-8. Regenerative medicine in orthopaedic surgery. Corsi KA, Schwarz EM, Mooney DJ, Huard J: Stem Cell Research Center, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 4100 Rangos Research Center, 3460 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA. Abstract Regenerative medicine holds great promise for orthopaedic surgery. As surgeons continue to face challenges…

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…