Stem cell grafts help infants with brittle bone disease

12/16/2013 | Science World Report

Babies with osteogenesis imperfecta may grow faster and have improved outcomes after receiving mesenchymal stem cells extracted from the livers of unmatched donors, according to a study in the journal Stem Cells Translational Medicine. The study includes case reports following procedures in two patients in Sweden and Taiwan, compared with one patient in Canada who did not receive the therapy.

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