Review of cell therapy in spinal cord injury; effect on neuropathic pain

Mahmoud Yousefifard, Farinaz Nasirinezhad
2017 34 Journal of Medical Physiology   unpublished
Neuropathic pain is a type of chronic pain, which manifests following injury of peripheral or central nervous system. Spinal cord injury is one of the most important etiologies of neuropathic pain. Therefore, to eliminate this pain, repairing the injured site is essential. Currently, using stem cells is a promising method for treating neurodegenerative diseases. Numerous studies are being carried out to extend the duration of life and efficiency of these cells and even genetically guide them to
more » ... cally guide them to a specific pathway, which has increased hope for treatment of diseases related to the nervous system. In this study, we aim to do a comprehensive review on cell therapy techniques in treatment of neu-ropathic pain after spinal cord injury. Cite this article as: Yousefifard M. Review of cell therapy in spinal cord injury; effect on neuropathic pain. J Med Physiol. 2017; 2(2): 34-44.
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