Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) Labral Tears


Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have been shown to be a promising treatment option for patients with symptomatic labral tears. MSCs are a type of adult stem cell that can be isolated from various tissues, including the bone marrow, adipose tissue, and peripheral blood. MSCs have the ability to self-renew and differentiate into multiple cell lineages, including chondrocytes, adipocytes, and osteoblasts. MSCs have several properties that make them an attractive treatment option for labral tears. First, MSCs can be expanded in culture, allowing for a large number of cells to be available for transplantation. Second, MSCs can be injected directly into the site of the tear, providing a local source of cells for repair. Third, MSCs secrete a variety of growth factors and cytokines that can promote tissue regeneration. One study that evaluated the use of MSCs for the treatment of labral tears showed promising results. In this study, MSCs were isolated from the bone marrow of patients with symptomatic labral tears. The MSCs were then injected into the site of the tear. The patients were followed for an average of 18 months, and the results showed that the MSCs were able to reduce pain and improve function in the majority of patients. These results suggest that MSCs may be a safe and effective treatment option for patients with symptomatic labral tears. However, additional studies are needed to confirm these findings.

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The information below is the recommended stem cell therapy protocol for this condition 

Route of AdministrationDoseTime (Days)Total Cells
Myers cocktail/NAD50,000,0001N/A
Labral injection50,000,000150,000,000