Stem cell therapy for incontinence: where are we now? What is the realistic potential?

@article{Dissaranan2011StemCT,
  title={Stem cell therapy for incontinence: where are we now? What is the realistic potential?},
  author={Charuspong Dissaranan and Michelle A Cruz and Bruna M Couri and Howard B. Goldman and Margot S. Damaser},
  journal={Current urology reports},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={336-44}
}
A significant number of women experience stress urinary incontinence (SUI), which greatly affects their quality of life. Recent research investigating utilization of stem cells and their derivatives for the prevention and treatment of SUI has been performed to test the effect of cell source and method of administration in several animal models of SUI. The type of stem cell, timing of optimal dose or doses after injury, mechanism of action of stem cells, and route of administration must be… CONTINUE READING