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Liver: Current Research on Isolation or Production of Therapeutic Cells

Various liver pathologies lead to such irreparable liver damage that the body itself is not able to regenerate the lost liver cells or to restore liver function. After many decades without a cure for permanent liver damage, liver transplant was viewed as the ultimate treatment, but now, with the advent of stem cell therapy, embryonal, fetal, and hematopoietic stem cells along with pluripotent stem cells and even adult cells after proper induction can be used as a long term cure.

Various liver pathologies such as chronic viral hepatitis, hepatocellular necrosis, liver cirrhosis, end stage liver failure, genetic and metabolic liver diseases, alcohol related liver diseases, liver cancer, and even post-irradiation damage to the liver, that is, basically any and all pathologies that may require liver transplant, ...

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