Stem cell procedure helps mend bones

01/15/2014 | Reuters · MedicalDaily.com

Scientists in Belgium are developing a method to help mend broken bones using stem cells extracted from adipose tissue. The researchers used cells from patients' own fat -- about the volume of a sugar cube -- to grow bone that is applied at fractures and defects to aid regeneration. Eleven patients, including eight children, were treated using the procedure.

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