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Treating Spinal Disc Degeneration with Stem Cells

Posted by hunter@stemsave.com on Jun 21, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Creative Medical Technology Holdings Inc. has announced plans to conduct clinical trials for the treatment of spinal disc degeneration. Lower back pain, caused by disc degeneration, is a leading cause of disability around the world.  Building on medical studies that suggests that disc degeneration is caused by the deterioration [over time] of the system of blood vessels that provide nutrients and oxygen to the spine’s discs, the company is developing the protocols for a treatment that introduces autologous [the patient’s own] mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to the discs of the spinal cord to induce angiogenesis – i.e. the stimulation of new blood vessel production. 

 

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Topics: regenerative medicine, mesenchymal stem cells, spinal disc regeneration

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