Successful engraftment of cultured autologous mesenchymal stem cells in a surgically repaired soft palate defect in an adult horse.

The objective of this study was to graft autologous mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) at the site of surgical repair of a soft palate defect in an adult horse in an attempt to improve wound healing and to investigate whether the transplanted MSCs would integrate into the soft palate structure and participate in regeneration. Bone marrow was collected from an… CONTINUE READING