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Pilot study: bone marrow stem cells as a treatment for dogs with chronic spinal cord injury

Overview of attention for article published in Regenerative Medicine Research, January 2014
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Title
Pilot study: bone marrow stem cells as a treatment for dogs with chronic spinal cord injury
Published in
Regenerative Medicine Research, January 2014
DOI 10.1186/2050-490x-2-9
Pubmed ID
Authors

Carlos Sarmento, Marcio Rodrigues, Renato Bocabello, Andrea Mess, Maria Miglino

Abstract

Chronic Spinal Cord injury is a common, severe, and medically untreatable disease. Since the functional outcomes of acute and experimental chronic spinal cord injury have been shown to improve with stem cell therapy, a case study was conducted to test if the application of stem cell also regenerates chronic SCI dysfunction. Transplantation of foetal bone marrow stem cells was applied in seven dogs with chronic spinal cord injury. Magnetic resonance images and assessments of symptoms according to the Olby scale were used to diagnose the severity of injury. All dogs improved locomotor and sensory function when examined 90 days after surgery, and showed increased movement of the hind limbs, and were able to stand upright, as well as to take small steps. Tail tone was observed in seven dogs, pain reflexes and defecation return were observed in five dogs. The transplantation of bone marrow stem may be a promising, reliable and safe treatment for chronic spinal cord injury.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
France 2 4%
Unknown 55 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 9 16%
Student > Master 9 16%
Student > Bachelor 8 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 5%
Other 12 21%
Unknown 9 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 11 19%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 10 18%
Medicine and Dentistry 10 18%
Neuroscience 6 11%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 5%
Other 5 9%
Unknown 12 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 25 February 2019.
All research outputs
#4,377,201
of 14,388,923 outputs
Outputs from Regenerative Medicine Research
#5
of 25 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#85,474
of 300,639 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Regenerative Medicine Research
#1
of 1 outputs
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