Research progress of embryonic stem cells in treatment of spinal cord injury

  • Deqiang Gao Changzhi Medical College
  • Xiaobo Guo Jincheng General Hospital
  • Dengsheng Guo Changzhi Medical College
Keywords: Stem Cells; Spinal Cord Injury; Transplantation; Repair; Treatment


Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) refers to the structural and functional injury of the spinal cord under external forces. The spinal cord is an important part of the human nervous system, responsible for transmitting information between the brain and the rest of the body. Spinal cord injury may lead to varying degrees of neurological dysfunction, including impaired sensory, motor, autonomic, and vesical and intestinal functions [1]. Traditional treatments for patients often fail to fully restore their function, so it is particularly important to find a new treatment [2]. As a kind of cell with the ability of self-replication and multidirectional differentiation, stem cells have been widely used in the treatment of spinal cord injury, showing great potential in the treatment of spinal cord injury and achieving certain clinical effects [3]. This article reviews the research progress of embryonic stem cells in spinal cord injury, aiming to explore the application status, mechanism and prospect of stem cells in the treatment of spinal cord injury, and provide scientific basis for clinical treatment.


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