Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy on Tendon/Ligament Healing

A normal healing response after ligament and tendon rupture results in scar formation and an inferior tissue that fails to emulate its original structure, composition, and function. More regenerative healing (closer to the original) can be obtained through early suppression of inflammatory cells and associated cytokines

MSC's in Tendon-Ligament Healing
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Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections as a Treatment for Refractory Patellar Tendinosis: A Meta-Analysis of Randomised Trials

Patellar tendinosis (PT) is a clinical syndrome characterised by anterior knee pain and tenderness at the insertion of the patellar tendon on the inferior pole of the patella. Commonly known as “jumper’s knee”, PT causes pain following repetitive running or jumping exercises, which usually settles with rest but returns when exercise is recommenced).

PRP in Tx of Refractory Patellar Tendinosis Sept. 2017
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Rescue plan for Achilles: Therapeutics steering the fate and functions of stem cells in tendon wound healing

In Greek mythology, Achilles, the demigod hero, is almost invulnerable except for his Achilles heel, whose injury resulted in his death. How could a tendon injury take such a prominent place in Greek mythology? This injury was obviously such a crucial and inexplicable event that it was extensively honored in the legendary Iliad of Homer.

Stem Cells in Achilles Tendon Healing 2017
By |2018-07-16T11:29:41+00:00July 16th, 2018|Non Healing Wounds, Stem Cells, Tendons and Ligaments|Comments Off on Rescue plan for Achilles: Therapeutics steering the fate and functions of stem cells in tendon wound healing