Stem Cells for Cartilage Repair: Preclinical Studies and Insights in Translational Animal Models and Outcome Measures

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Lo Monaco, Melissa; Merckx, Greet; Ratajczak, Jessica; Gervois, Pascal; Hilkens, Petra; Clegg, Peter; Bronckaers, Annelies; Vandeweerd, Jean-Michel; Lambrichts, Ivo;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Hindawi
  • Journal: Stem Cells International,volume 2,018 (issn: 1687-966X, eissn: 1687-9678)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2018/9079538, pmc: PMC5832141
  • Subject: Review Article | Internal medicine | RC31-1245 | Article Subject

Due to the restricted intrinsic capacity of resident chondrocytes to regenerate the lost cartilage postinjury, stem cell-based therapies have been proposed as a novel therapeutic approach for cartilage repair. Moreover, stem cell-based therapies using mesenchymal stem c... View more
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