Methods and compositions for treating intervertebral disc degeneration
Patent Number: 6723335
Date of First Priority Issue: Friday April 7th, 2000
Date Issued: Tuesday April 20th, 2004
Assignee: Unknown Assignee(s)
Inventors: Moehlenbruck, Jeffrey William (Austin, TX); Ranieri, John Paul (Austin, TX)
This patent covers the use of a fluid matrix together with stem cells, specifically mesenchymal stem cells, for the regeneration of the nucleus pulposus. This invention is suitable for treatment of patients with lower back pain due to disc degeneration.
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