Transplanted stem cells help prevent bladder fibrosis after spinal cord injury

( Cell Transplantation Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair ) Spinal cord injury can cause severe lower urinary tract dysfunction and conditions such as overactive bladder, urinary retention and increased bladder thickness and fibrosis. Transplantation of a stable, immortalized multipotent human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cell line (B10 hMSC) directly into the bladder wall …

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