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Stem Cell Treatment for Osteoarthritis of Knee Joint

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition of cartilage
loss. It is the leading cause of knee joint pain and disability among the
elderly and affects over 10 million
people in the ...Read More

Posted on : Wednesday, December 14, 2011 10:19 PM
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Hi all, my name is Sanjeev Hegde from India. I am a Known hemophilic with factor viii deficiency. Due to repeated bleeding in my right knee joint my joints have become weak and doctors have told it has turned to osteoarthritis.
its very painful and depressing while walking. so can i go for cell therapy? will it help me in regenrating cartilge? please guide regarding this.
Replied on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 10:19 PM
My mother is suffering from Osteoartritis. Is stem cell therapy available in India and if so then the contact details of Doctors undertaking this treatment.
Replied on Monday, January 9, 2012 2:40 AM

How do I become a volenteer for research study so that I may avoid knee replacement, send me as much infor as possible
Replied on Monday, January 23, 2012 1:44 PM

where is this being done in the U.S. ?
Replied on Saturday, April 28, 2012 12:40 AM

Has anyone had this procedure covered by insurance?
Replied on Thursday, May 10, 2012 7:51 PM

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