幹細胞於關節軟骨組織工程之新進展

Translated title of the contribution: Stem Cells in Articular Cartilage Tissue Engineering: The New Development

張至宏, 陳佳君, 林峰輝, 劉華昌, 方旭偉

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Abstract

關節軟骨(articular cartilage)常因損傷導致退化,甚至引發退化性關節炎的問題。然而,隨著醫療的進步以及人類壽命的延長,退化性關節炎成為全世界最常見的關節病變,在美國就有超過兩千萬的人口受到影響,有將近 70%的 65 歲以上老人更是深受其擾[1],可怕的是目前並沒有一套有效治療軟骨的損傷,以及阻止此疾病繼續惡化的方法。因此,這類的健康問題相當值得我們的關注與重視。
Translated title of the contributionStem Cells in Articular Cartilage Tissue Engineering: The New Development
Original languageTraditional Chinese
Pages (from-to)488-494
Number of pages7
Journal臺灣醫學
Volume13
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • articular cartilage
  • tissue engineering
  • stem cells

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