Wiep de Lingy, from the Gynecology Department, Alejandra Ruiz-Zapata, theme Reconstructive and regenerative medicine, and Manon Kerkhof, Curilion Women’s Health Clinic, Haarlem, systematically reviewed preclinical and clinical studies looking into regenerative medicine strategies to treat fecal incontinence in a recent publication in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.The authors found out that even though there is a high risk of bias and heterogeneity of the current studies, it is important to know which cells, scaffolds and/or trophic factors have been used because treating fecal incontinence with regenerative medicine is still at its infancy and there is plenty to be explored.
Publication in American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology: link.
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