Adverse events among patients undergoing stem cell therapy for orthopedic conditions

A multi-center analysis of adverse events among 2,372 adult patients undergoing adult autologous stem cell therapy for orthopedic conditions. The purpose of the present investigation is to report on detailed complications among a much larger group of 2372 orthopedic patients treated with stem cell injections who were followed in a treatment registry for up to nine years. READ MORE

Autologous Bone Marrow Concentrate for the Treatment of Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tears and Osteoarthritis

A prospective multi-site registry study of a specific protocol of autologous bone marrow concentrate for the treatment of shoulder rotator cuff tears and osteoarthritis Shoulder pain is a common musculoskeletal complaint in the general population. Bone marrow concentrate (BMC) injections offer promising potential as a minimally invasive approach for treatment of shoulder pain in degenerative disease. In this study, we …

Adult Autologous Stem Cell Therapy for Orthopaedic Conditions

A multi-center analysis of adverse events among two thousand, three hundred and seventy two adult patients undergoing adult autologous stem cell therapy for orthopaedic conditions Autologous mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have been utilized to treat degenerative and post-traumatic orthopedic conditions for more than two decades. Because MSCs can differentiate into bone, cartilage, muscle, tendon, and ligament tissue and can use …

Europe approves the first stem cell-based medicinal product

The European Commission has given Holoclar®, the first advanced therapy medicinal product (ATMP) containing stem cells, conditional marketing authorisation following a recommendation for approval by the European Medicines Agency. Holoclar® uses a particular type of eye stem cell, called a limbal stem cell, to repair the cornea after injury; restoring sight. READ MORE

This is the conference I heard about on Good Morning America

Vatican Conference Hopes to Promote Truth on Adult Stem Cell Therapy Doctors, Patients Speak on Personal Experiences During today’s first session of the Second International Vatican Adult Stem Cell Conference, scientists, doctors and patients had an opportunity to share not only the advances in adult stem cell research, but also the potential it has to transform modern day health care. …