Stem cell transplant relieves knee OA pain: review

Most significant pain relief seen with adipose‐derived and umbilical cord‐derived stem cells.
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Stem cell transplantation is an effective treatment for knee osteoarthritis, with different stem cells beneficial for alleviating pain and restoring function, according to a review in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research.

Researchers from Jiujiang First People’s Hospital in China conducted a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials on stem cell therapy for knee osteoarthritis (OA) to explore the curative effect of different stem cells.