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Adipose Derived Stromal Cell (ADSC)Injections for Pain Management of Osteoarthritis in the Human Knee Joint Print

Peter B. Fodor, MD, FACS; and Stephen G. Paulseth, PT, MS, DPT, SCS, ATC

Aesthetic Surgery Journal  2016, Vol 36(2) 229–236

Background:This safety and feasibility study used autologous adipose-derived stromal vascular cells (the stromal vascular fraction [SVF] of adiposetissue), to treat 8 osteoarthritic knees in 6 patients of grade I to III (K-L scale) with initial pain of 4 or greater on a 10-point Visual Analog Scale (VAS).

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