A knee infection is a serious medical condition that often requires immediate and aggressive treatment. When bacteria contaminate the synovial fluid that lubricates your knee joint, an infection called a septic joint can be the result.
The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) regulates human cells, tissues, and cellular and tissue-based products (HCT/P) intended for implantation, transplantation, infusion or transfer into a human recipient, including hematopoietic stem cells.
Treating young athletes with chronic hip pain may be the key to slowing or halting the progression of degenerative hip disease.
In recent years, there have been dramatic advances in stem cell therapy. The treatments are more effective than ever before. Stem cell treatments are also used to treat an increasing number of diseases, such as: diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, and Alzheimer’s. Increasingly, stem cell therapy is being used instead of surgery to treat a variety of issues, from joint replacement to ligament and tendon damage.