Long-term outcome of olfactory ensheathing cell transplantation in six patients with chronic complete spinal cord injury.

@article{Rao2013LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcome of olfactory ensheathing cell transplantation in six patients with chronic complete spinal cord injury.},
  author={Yaojian Rao and Wenxiao Zhu and Yanxing Guo and Chunxia Jia and Ran Qi and Ruofei Qiao and Danna Cao and Hong-Xing Zhang and Zesheng Cui and Lei Yang and Yongjun Wang},
  journal={Cell transplantation},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 Suppl 1},
  pages={S21-5}
}
The aim of the study was to analyze the clinical efficacy and safety of olfactory ensheathing cell (OEC) transplantation for treating patients with chronic, complete spinal cord injury (SCI). Six patients with six chronic complete spinal cord injuries were recruited and treated with autologous OEC transplantation and followed for 24 months. The scores from before and after transplantation were analyzed. This was a self-control experiment. There was significant amelioration in the scores of the… CONTINUE READING