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Disc cell therapies: critical issues.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Disc cell therapies, in which cells are injected into the degenerate disc in order to regenerate the matrix and restore function, appear to be an attractive, minimally invasive method of treatment. Interest in this area has stimulated research into disc cell biology in particular. However, other important issues, some of which are discussed here, need to be considered if cell-based therapies are to be brought to the clinic. PURPOSE: Firstly, a question which is barely addressed in...

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Publisher copy:
10.1007/s00586-014-3177-2
Publisher:
Springer Verlag
Journal:
European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society More from this journal
Volume:
23 Suppl 3
Issue:
SUPPL. 3
Pages:
S375-S384
Publication date:
2014-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1432-0932
ISSN:
0940-6719
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:448834
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uuid:f5c1cab1-285f-44ba-b42e-d99079e2b799
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pubs:448834
Source identifiers:
448834
Deposit date:
2014-05-09

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