A 1998 status report on orthopedic gene therapy

C. H. Evans, Steven C. Ghivizzani, Paul D. Robbins

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Abstract

Gene therapy holds much promise as a novel means with which to improve the treatment of a wide range of orthopedic conditions, both acquired and genetic. Considerable preclinical progress has been made in the areas of traumatology, sports medicine, and spine, and two phase I human clinical trials are in progress for the gene therapy of arthritis. Much progress can be expected in the next few years that should enhance considerably the orthopedic armamentarium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)75-80
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Orthopaedics
Volume9
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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