JRPMS Vol 4, No 1, March 2020, p.20-23
Stem cells in fracture healing
Efstathios G. Athanasakis
- “Evangelismos” General Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece
Keywords: Stem cells, Fracture healing, Nonunion
Bone fractures are the most common injuries seen in emergency departments worldwide. Fracture healing is a complex physiological process. Existing research has proved that Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) assist and augment fracture healing. This review is examining the importance of MSCs in bone healing. A literature search was performed using PubMed, and relevant articles were retrieved.