Auto-Immune disease & stem cells transplant

2010 Jan;16(1 Suppl):S48-56 Hematopoietic cell transplantation for autoimmune disease: updates from Europe and the United States. Sullivan KM, Muraro P, Tyndall A Abstract Considerable advances have been made in our understanding of the immunobiology of autoimmune disease and its treatment with hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT). In autoimmune disorders, the reconstituted immune system following lymphoablation and…

Adult stem cell transplantation in autoimmune disease

2009 Jul;16(4):285-91 Adult stem cell transplantation in autoimmune disease. Tyndall A, Gratwohl A PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This review presents the recent results of a decade’s experience with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for treating severe autoimmune disease, with special reference to new insights into pathophysiology. In addition, the newly evolving field of mesenchymal stem cell therapy…

Vascular disease in scleroderma

2008 Feb;34(1):73-9; vi. Vascular disease in scleroderma: angiogenesis and vascular repair Mulligan-Kehoe MJ, Simons M. Angiogenesis Research Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Borwell 530 E, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA. Abstract Vascular abnormalities are one of the primary pathologic components of scleroderma. An early vascular indicator is aberrant nail fold…

Enhance Ligament Healing

2002 Jul 1;58(1):39-44. Fate of donor bone marrow cells in medial collateral ligament after simulated autologous transplantation. Watanabe N, Woo SL, Papageorgiou C, Celechovsky C, Takai S. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kawaramachi-Hirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-0841, Japan. Abstract A potential strategy to enhance ligament healing by transplantation of mesenchymal stem cells…

Avascular Necrosis

2010 Jun;24(6):739-43. Treatment of early avascular necrosis of femoral head by core decompression combined with autologous bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells transplantation [Article in Chinese] Chang T, Tang K, Tao X, Cao H, Li H, Chen Q, Chen L, Zhou J, Zhou B, Xu J. Department of Orthopedics, the Orthopedic Surgery Center of Chinese PLA,…

Unilateral Hip Pain.

2006 Jul;9(3):253-6. Partial regeneration of the human hip via autologous bone marrow nucleated cell transfer: A case study. Centeno CJ, Kisiday J, Freeman M, Schultz JR. The Centeno-Schultz Clinic, 11080 Circle Point Road, Building 2, Suite 140, Westminster, CO 80020, USA. centenooffice@cenenoclinic.com Abstract HISTORY: This is a case report of a 64-year-old white male with…

Aseptic Non-Traumatic Osteonecrosis

2005 Apr;5(4):437-42. Stem cell therapy for osteonecrosis of the femoral head. Gangji V, Toungouz M, Hauzeur JP. Department of Rheumatology and Physical Medicine, Erasme University Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 808 route de Lennik, 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium. vgangji@ulb.ac.be Abstract Aseptic non-traumatic osteonecrosis of the femoral head is a painful disorder of the hip that can…

Lateral Epicondylitis

1992 Nov-Dec;20(6):746-9. Microscopic histopathology of chronic refractory lateral epicondylitis. Regan W, Wold LE, Coonrad R, Morrey BF Abstract The histopathologic features from 11 patients who were treated surgically for lateral epicondylitis were graded and compared to similar tissue from 12 cadaveric specimens. All studies were done by a single pathologist who had no knowledge of…

Arthroscopy & Shoulder Injuries

2009 Aug;25(8):856-63. Outcomes of full-thickness articular cartilage injuries of the shoulder treated with microfracture. Millett PJ, Huffard BH, Horan MP, Hawkins RJ, Steadman JR Abstract PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine whether microfracture provides pain relief and improves shoulder function in patients with chondral defects of the glenohumeral joint. METHODS: Microfracture was…

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…