What are Stem Cells?
A mesenchymal stem cell is a primitive cell with the ability to:
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What are Stem Cells?
A mesenchymal stem cell is a primitive cell with the ability to:
  • Self-Replicate
  • Differentiate into
    multiple tissues
  • Bone
  • Cartilage
  • Muscle
  • Fat
  • Fight Apoptosis
    (Cell Death)
  • Reduce Inflammation

2014- Future Trends for Unicompartmental Arthritis of the Knee: Injectables & Stem Cells. – Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology

Arthritis is one of the most frequent musculoskeletal problems, causing pain, disability, and a significant economic burden. In terms of prevalence, as life expectancy increases, arthritis prevalence will also increase.1,2 There are estimates that osteoarthritis (OA) may become the fourth-highest impact condition in women and the eighthmost important condition in men in the developed world.3

 

There is no consensus about the best treatment option for early knee arthritis. Nonsurgical options include oral medications, injections, orthoses, physiotherapy, and lifestyle modification.4,5 The main surgical options for arthritis of the knee after failure of a nonsurgical therapy include arthroscopic surgical procedures, cartilage repair

 

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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  •  American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • International Society for Hip Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America – AANA
  • RYC Orthopaedics
  • Pro Medical New York
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