Stem-cell procedure restores mobility in older dogs

07/27/2011 | Spartanburg Herald-Journal (S.C.)

Molly, a 12-year-old English bulldog, and Scooter, a golden retriever of the same age, were among the first dogs to undergo stem-cell procedures at Heartland Animal Hospital in South Carolina, and both have seen success with restored mobility and improved quality of life. The procedure involves intravenous delivery of stem cells and plasma injected directly into the affected areas to restore degenerated cartilage, said veterinarian Debbie McCurry.

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