Orthopedic applications of gene therapy.

  title={Orthopedic applications of gene therapy.},
  author={Yan Chen},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association},
  volume={6 2},
  • Yan Chen
  • Published 2001 in
    Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal…
A literature review of the applications of gene therapy for the treatment of orthopedic disorders was conducted, and showed that gene therapy provides us with new possibilities for the clinical management of orthopedic disorders. Most of these disorders, such as failure to obtain spinal fusion, disc degeneration, fracture and segmental bone defects, bone tumor, articular disorders, soft-tissue injury, genetic disorders, and nerve and muscular disorders, are difficult to treat by traditional… CONTINUE READING


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