Dr Emmanuel
Dr Emmanuel
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Cell-based Therapies in Sports Medicine

Cell-based approaches for soft-tissue regeneration have been around since the 1980s, when autologous chondrocytes were first used to treat cartilage defects, sports medicine and shoulder service, at the Hospital for Special Surgery and professor of orthopaedic surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City.

Speaking at the AAOS Now-sponsored forum on “Stem Cells in Orthopaedics: Myth, Miracle, or Something In-Between,” reviewed several cell-based approaches for treating soft tissues such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, and menisci.

Source: AAOS

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