International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064




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Review Papers | Medicine | India | Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023 | Rating: 6.1 / 10


Unveiling the Healing Capacity of Stem Cells: Transformative Advances in Gastrointestinal Medicine

Krothapalli Sai Krishna | V R Hithesh Sri Sai Reddy [3]


Abstract: Stem cell therapy has emerged as a revolutionary paradigm in the realm of gastroenterology, presenting a myriad of transformative prospects for the treatment of diverse gastrointestinal disorders. This comprehensive review navigates the intricate landscape of stem cell biology, scrutinizing the intricate mechanisms that underpin the regenerative potential of these versatile cells. The emphasis is placed on elucidating how stem cells wield their remarkable capacity to repair damaged tissues and reinstate normal physiological functions within the gastrointestinal system. The paper meticulously surveys recent breakthroughs in stem cell research, with a particular focus on pivotal clinical trials and experimental interventions that unequivocally underscore the therapeutic efficacy of stem cells in the context of gastrointestinal ailments. Notably, we explore their application in addressing complex conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, liver cirrhosis, and gastrointestinal cancers, shedding light on the nuanced molecular and cellular interactions that contribute to the positive outcomes observed in these studies. Beyond the triumphant narratives of success, this review delves into the inherent challenges and ethical considerations entwined with the application of stem cell therapy in gastroenterology. The nuanced exploration of these issues aims to provide a holistic perspective on the current state of the field, offering insights into the complexities that researchers and clinicians grapple with as they navigate the uncharted territories of stem cell-based interventions. Furthermore, the paper casts a discerning gaze into the future, envisioning the potential trajectories of stem cell research in gastrointestinal medicine. By extrapolating from current advancements, we present a forward-looking analysis of emerging trends and potential breakthroughs that could further propel the field towards novel therapeutic horizons. This includes discussions on refining delivery methods, optimizing cell sources, and addressing lingering concerns to pave the way for wider clinical adoption.


Keywords: Regenerative medicine, Tissue repair, Therapeutic applications, Gastrointestinal disorders, Healing capacity, Cell therapy, Stem cell therapy, Tissue regeneration, Gastrointestinal regeneration


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023,


Pages: 1376 - 1379



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