Stem Cell Transplantation in Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Animal Studies

@inproceedings{Antonic2013StemCT,
  title={Stem Cell Transplantation in Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Animal Studies},
  author={Ana Antonic and Emily S Sena and Jennifer S. Lees and Taryn E. Wills and Peta N Skeers and Peter Batchelor and Malcolm R. Macleod and David William Howells},
  booktitle={PLoS biology},
  year={2013}
}
Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a devastating condition that causes substantial morbidity and mortality and for which no treatments are available. Stem cells offer some promise in the restoration of neurological function. We used systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression to study the impact of stem cell biology and experimental design on motor and sensory outcomes following stem cell treatments in animal models of SCI. One hundred and fifty-six publications using 45 different stem cell… CONTINUE READING
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