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Old 07-22-2013, 09:01 AM   #67
Chas Tennis
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Originally Posted by drak View Post
PRP alone IMHO, based on a ton of research I have done is unlikely to do much for Osteoarthritis - STEM CELL is where the promese is. think of stem cell as the "seed" for regeneration and PRP the fertilizer. The fertilizer does very little without the seed, PRP alone for tendons and ligaments is great, osteoarthritis is an entirely different animal.
Some interesting advanced stem cell research involving the retina. In this case, a group from University College London have grown retinal cells and transplanted them into mice.

http://www.natureworldnews.com/artic...ccessfully.htm

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/news-artic...-in-a-dish-Ali

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