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SAMJ: South African Medical Journal

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SOMMER, Paula. Stem cells: 13 years since their isolation, is there any proven benefit to the patient?. SAMJ, S. Afr. med. j. [online]. 2011, vol.101, n.12, pp. 868-869. ISSN 0256-9574.

ABSTRACT Stem cells are seen as the 'magic bullet'; while this may be true, their efficacy and safety in patients has not yetbeen established unequivocally. This article summarises the different types of stem cells and gives an overview of their advantages and disadvantages, their use, and potential uses in the patient setting.

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