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May 2011

Cardiac Disease

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Stem Cell Contribution to Management of Cardiomyopathy Cardiomyopathy is a cardiac condition where the heart’s muscle deteriorates and loses its ability to pump blood efficiently, which leads to heart failure. This condition is commonly the end-stage of coronary vessel disease but it can also be caused by other conditions, including…

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Hair Restoration

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Stem Cells and Hair Regeneration for Men and Women The growth of human hair is an extremely complex process and hair loss is based on a number of factors including genetics, hormonal influence, environment issues, and health condition. Infections iron or Vitamin D deficiency, autoimmune disorders and metabolic problems can…

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Lichen Sclerosis

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Lichen Sclerosis is a skin condition that occurs mostly in post-menopausal women. The skin around the genitals and anus can turn shiny and smooth and spots grow into patches. Skin over the spots turns thin and crinkled and can tear easily and become scarred. Itching, changes in skin color, pain, bleeding…

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Orthopedics: bone substitutes and beyond.

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Orthopedics. 2010 Sep 7; 33(9) : 661. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20100722-31. Allograft alternatives: bone substitutes and beyond. Goodman SB. Abstract Excessive wear debris, deep infection, periprosthetic fracture, and other causes can lead to bone loss associated with total joint replacements. When performing revisions, surgeons are often preoccupied by the failed implant and…

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Cartilage regeneration by bone marrow cells-seeded scaffolds.

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Cartilage regeneration by bone marrow cells-seeded scaffolds. Wegener B, Schrimpf FM, Bergschmidt P, Pietschmann MF, Utzschneider S, Milz S, Jansson V, Müller PE. Abstract Different approaches exist for the treatment of small articular cartilage defects. Several studies show comparable results for autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) and microfracture. Unfortunately, the fibrocartilage…

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