Meniscal repair & bone marrow stem cells

Knee. 2005 Jun; 12(3) : 217-23. Epub 2005 Jan 7. Meniscal repair using bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells: experimental study using green fluorescent protein transgenic rats. Izuta Y, Ochi M, Adachi N, Deie M, Yamasaki T, Shinomiya R. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima,…

Repairing meniscal wounds

Int J Exp Pathol. 2005 Apr;86(2):117-23. Enhancement of the repair of meniscal wounds in the red-white zone (middle third) by the injection of bone marrow cells in canine animal model. Abdel-Hamid M, Hussein MR, Ahmad AF, Elgezawi EM. Department of Orthopedics, Faculty of Medicine, Assuit University Hospitals, Assuit, Egypt. Abstract Bone marrow stem cells (BMSCs)…

Orthopedic Surgery & meniscus repair

J Knee Surg. 2005 Jan;18(1) : 25-30. Tissue engineering for meniscus repair. Adams SB Jr, Randolph MA, Gill TJ. Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA. Abstract Meniscus injury is common in today’s active society. Despite the frequent presentation of meniscus injury, the decision to repair or resect a torn meniscus…

Meniscus repair and replacement

Z Orthop Ihre Grenzgeb. 2004 Sep-Oct;142(5):540-5. [Meniscus replacement: current aspects in the field of tissue engineering] *Article in German Müller-Rath R, Mumme T, Miltner O, Andereya S, Schneider U. Orthopädische Klinik, Universitätsklinikum Aachen, Aachen. rmueller-rath@ukaachen.de Abstract Tissue engineering offers new opportunities for meniscus repair and replacement. In this field different approaches are being studied to…

Mechanisms of oxidative damage in multiple sclerosis and a cell therapy approach to treatment.

Autoimmune Dis. 2010 Dec 15;2011:164608. Mechanisms of oxidative damage in multiple sclerosis and a cell therapy approach to treatment. Witherick J, Wilkins A, Scolding N, Kemp K. Multiple Sclerosis and Stem Cell Group, Institute of Clinical Neurosciences, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol BS16 1LE, UK. Abstract Although significant advances have recently been…

Why should mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) cure autoimmune diseases?

Curr Opin Immunol. 2010 Dec;22(6):768-74. Epub 2010 Nov 17. Why should mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) cure autoimmune diseases? Uccelli A, Prockop DJ. Department of Neurosciences Ophthalmology and Genetics, University of Genoa, Italy. auccelli@neurologia.unige.it Abstract The adult stem/progenitor cells from bone marrow and other tissues referred to as mesenchymal stem cells or multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells…

Inflammatory cytokine induced regulation of superoxide dismutase 3 expression by human mesenchymal stem cells.

Stem Cell Rev. 2010 Dec; 6(4) : 548-59 Inflammatory cytokine induced regulation of superoxide dismutase 3 expression by human mesenchymal stem cells. Kemp K, Gray E, Mallam E, Scolding N, Wilkins A Abstract Increasing evidence suggests that bone marrow derived-mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have neuroprotective properties and a major mechanism of action is through their…

A consensus statement addressing mesenchymal stem cell transplantation for multiple sclerosis: it’s time!

2010 Dec;6(4):500-6. A consensus statement addressing mesenchymal stem cell transplantation for multiple sclerosis: it’s time! Siatskas C, Payne NL, Short MA, Bernard CC. Monash immunology and stem cell laboratories, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, 3800, Australia. christopher.siatskas@monash.edu Abstract Multiple sclerosis is a neurodegenerative disease of the central nervous system that is characterized by inflammation, demyelination with…

Stem cells as therapeutics for neurodegenerative disorders?

Stem cells as therapeutics for neurodegenerative disorders? Mattson MP. Laboratory of Neurosciences, National Institute on Aging GRC 4F01, 5600 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA. mattsonm@grc.nia.nih.gov Abstract Aging is associated with a progressive increase in the risk of several prominent neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, stroke and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.…

Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Multiple Sclerosis: Does Neural Differentiation Really Matter?

Curr Stem Cell Res Ther. 2010 Oct 18. [Epub ahead of print] Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Multiple Sclerosis: Does Neural Differentiation Really Matter? Uccelli A, Morando S, Bonanno S, Bonanni I, Leonardi A, Mancardi G. Department of Neurosciences, Ophthalmology and Genetics, University of Genoa, Genoa. auccelli@neurologia.unige.it Abstract The lack of therapies fostering remyelination and regeneration…