Potential applications of gene therapy to the treatment of spinal disorders

Kotaro Nishida, Lars G. Gilbertson, Christopher H. Evans, James D. Kang

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Abstract

Gene therapy holds promise as a novel method to improve the treatment of a broad range of spinal disorders. This update describes recent progress that has been made towards the application of gene therapy to the solution of two formidable problems in the clinical treatment of spinal disorders, intervertebral disc degeneration, and non-, union/delayed union in spinal fusion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1308-1314
Number of pages7
JournalSpine
Volume25
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - May 15 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology

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