Stem cells promote meniscal regeneration

2009 Apr; 27(4) : 878-87 Intra-articular Injected synovial stem cells differentiate into meniscal cells directly and promote meniscal regeneration without mobilization to distant organs in rat massive meniscal defect. Horie M, Sekiya I, Muneta T, Ichinose S, Matsumoto K, Saito H, Murakami T, Kobayashi E Abstract Osteoarthritis in the knees, which can be caused by…

Regenerating meniscus cartilage

Med Hypotheses. 2008 Dec; 71(6) : 900-8. Epub 2008 Sep 10. Regeneration of meniscus cartilage in a knee treated with percutaneously implanted autologous mesenchymal stem cells. Centeno CJ, Busse D, Kisiday J, Keohan C, Freeman M, Karli D. Regenerative Sciences Inc, Centeno-Schultz Clinic, Westminster, CO 80020, USA. Abstract Mesenchymal stem cells are pluripotent cells found…

Tissue engineering

2008 Jul; 32(7) : 519-24. Transplantation of meniscus regenerated by tissue engineering with a scaffold derived from a rat meniscus and mesenchymal stromal cells derived from rat bone marrow. Yamasaki T, Deie M, Shinomiya R, Yasunaga Y, Yanada S, Ochi M. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan. tacyama@hiroshima-u.ac.jp…

Increasing knee cartilage with stem cells

Pain Physician. 2008 May-Jun; 11(3) : 343-53. Increased knee cartilage volume in degenerative joint disease using percutaneously implanted, autologous mesenchymal stem cells. Centeno CJ, Busse D, Kisiday J, Keohan C, Freeman M, Karli D. Regenerative Sciences Inc (RSI), Centeno-Schultz Clinic, Westminster, CO 80020, USA. Abstract BACKGROUND: The ability to repair tissue via percutaneous means may…

Stem cells and meniscus repair

J Biomed Mater Res A. 2008 May; 85(2) : 445-55. Stem cell based tissue engineering for meniscus repair. Angele P, Johnstone B, Kujat R, Zellner J, Nerlich M, Goldberg V, Yoo J. Department of Orthopaedics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA. Abstract Defects of the meniscus greatly alter knee function and predispose the…

Repairing cartlilage with cells

Arthroscopy. 2007 Feb; 23(2) : 178-87. Repair of full-thickness cartilage defects with cells of different origin in a rabbit model. Yan H, Yu C. Abstract PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the repaired tissues formed in full thickness cartilage defects in a rabbit model implanted with 4 types of chondrogenic cells, including…