The challenge and advancement of annulus fibrosus tissue engineering

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Intervertebral disc degeneration, a main cause of back pain, is an endemic problem and a big economic burden for the health care system. Current treatments are symptom relieving but do not address underlying problems—biological and structural deterioration of the disc. Tissue engineering is an emerging approach for the treatment of intervertebral disc… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00586-013-2663-2

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@article{Jin2013TheCA, title={The challenge and advancement of annulus fibrosus tissue engineering}, author={Li Jin and Adam L. Shimmer and Xudong Li}, journal={European Spine Journal}, year={2013}, volume={22}, pages={1090-1100} }