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Clinical neurorestorative progress in multiple sclerosis

Authors Geng TC, Mark VW

Received 29 September 2014

Accepted for publication 8 January 2015

Published 31 March 2015 Volume 2015:3 Pages 83—90


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Editor who approved publication: Prof. Dr. Hari Shanker Sharma

Tong Chao Geng,1 Victor W Mark2

1Department of Neurology, Yuquan Hospital of Tsinghua University, Beijing, People's Republic of China; 2Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA

Abstract: With the chronic progress of the disease, the majority of patients with multiple sclerosis will eventually become severely disabled and unable to live independently. Neurorestorative strategies, including cell therapy and neuromodulation, combined with neurorehabilitation, have shown encouraging signs that may benefit multiple sclerosis patients. This review indicates current progress in this area.

Keywords: demyelinating disease, immunosuppression, cell therapy, neuromodulation, neurorehabilitation

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