Stem cells are unspecialised cells with a remarkable ability to reproduce and become differentiated into another type of cell, replacing damaged body tissue.


A discussion of newer concepts in fat-derived stem cell work.

An overview of current stem cell practice relating to the knee and a hint of the future.

The Editor's interpretation of a 2011 book chapter published in the book 'Modern Arthroscopy'.



Modulating the stem cell niche for tissue regeneration. Lane SW, Williams DA and Watt FM. Nat Biotechnol. 2014 Aug; 32(8): 795–803.

The Current Perspectives of Stem Cell Therapy in Orthopedic Surgery. Akpancar S, Tatar O, Turgut H, Akyildiz F and Ekinci S. Arch Trauma Res. 2016 Dec; 5(4): e37976.

See also -