Basic research: Urethral sphincter regeneration using stem cells from amniotic fluid

@article{Payton2014BasicRU,
  title={Basic research: Urethral sphincter regeneration using stem cells from amniotic fluid},
  author={Sarah Payton},
  journal={Nature Reviews Urology},
  year={2014},
  volume={11},
  pages={365-365}
}
A triple injection of muscle, neuron and endothelial progenitor cells derived from human amniotic fluid stem cells (hAFSCS) has shown promising results in mice with urethral sphincter damage, according to a new study published in BJU International. Urethral sphincter damage—which can be caused by vaginal delivery, obesity, diabetes or age—can lead to… CONTINUE READING