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University Of Pittsburgh Researchers Use Stem Cells To Treat Incontinence In Animal Models

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June 11, 2001
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University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
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University of Pittsburgh researchers have successfully used stem cell tissue engineering to restore deficient urethral sphincter muscles in animal models, according to a study presented today at the 96th Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). Researchers successfully regenerated viable muscle using muscle derived stem cells (MDSC).

ANAHEIM, Calif., June 5 – University of Pittsburgh researchers have successfully used stem cell tissue engineering to restore deficient urethral sphincter muscles in animal models, according to a study presented today at the 96th Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). Researchers successfully regenerated viable muscle using muscle derived stem cells (MDSC). Results are published in abstract 1033 in the AUA proceedings.


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