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Stem Cells International
Volume 2012, Article ID 921053, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/921053
Review Article

Mesenchymal Stem Cell for Prevention and Management of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration

1Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Campus Bio-Medico University, Via Alvaro del Portillo 200, Trigoria, 00128 Rome, Italy
2Integrated Research Centre, Campus Bio-Medico University, Via Alvaro del Portillo 21, 00128 Rome, Italy
3Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Mile End Hospital, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, 275 Bancroft Road, London E1 4DG, UK

Received 3 October 2011; Accepted 6 December 2011

Academic Editor: Wasim S. Khan

Copyright © 2012 Umile Giuseppe Longo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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