Stem Cells in Orthopedics
The use of stem cells in orthopedics has gained recognition and popularity for a variety of clinical problems. The important source of stem cells for clinical use is from the bone marrow and the adipose tissue. The main indication for stem cells in orthopedics includes nonunion of the fractures, avascular necrosis (AVN), cartilage damage, and tendinopathies.
KeywordsStem cells Orthopedics Fracture nonunion Avascular necrosis Cartilage injuries