Using stem cells to regenerate cartilage

| | October 24, 2012
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A team of Malaysian doctors achieved success and gained international attention by being innovative, passionate – and a little bit crazy. “My arm has been bothering me,” the patient told Dr Ranjit Singh. After he gently flexed his patient’s arm and studied the MRI scans, he suggested that the patient undergo keyhole surgery and five rounds of stem cell injections. These stem cells would repair the injured area and regenerate the cartilage tissue. The treatment was so simple, it was almost too good to be true.

View the original article here: Using stem cells to regenerate cartilage – The Star Online

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