• Cord Blood
  • The policy of the American Academy of Pediatrics states that "private storage of cord blood as 'biological insurance' is unwise" unless there is a family member with a current or potential need to undergo a stem cell transplantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists also encourage public cord banking and discourage private cord blood banking. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is therefore highly hypothetical that cord blood cells kept for autologous use will be of any value in the future" and "the legitimacy of commercial cord blood banks for autologous use should be questioned as they sell a service which has presently no real use regarding therapeutic options. (wikipedia.org)
  • An adequate cord blood collection requires at least 75mL in order to ensure that there will be enough cells to be used for a transplantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • The value of autologous osteochondral paste for in-vitro treatment of damage to articular cartilage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgical treatment includes arthroscopic drilling of intact lesions, securing of cartilage flap lesions with pins or screws, drilling and replacement of cartilage plugs, stem cell transplantation, and joint replacement. (wikipedia.org)
  • Study
  • Falkner-Radler CI, Krebs I, Glittenberg C, Povazay B, Drexler W, Graf A, Binder S. Human retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) transplantation: outcome after autologous RPE-choroid sheet and RPE cell-suspension in a randomised clinical study. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • contains
  • A new commercial drug that contains autologous cultured fibroblasts has been developed and approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for improving the appearance of nasolabial folds. (bioportfolio.com)