Regenerative cell therapy now in India

BK Web Desk/ Srinagar
June 19, 2017 0 Comments BREAKING NEWS 408 Views
Regenerative cell therapy now in India

The regenerative cell therapy for bone and cartilage problems is available for the first time in India.

Apollo hospital with RMS Regrow has launched two new regenerative medicine cell therapy products – Ossron and Chondron, which will address unmet clinical needs in the orthopedic market with respect to sports injuries, accident and alternate to hip replacements and knee replacement for a young arthritic knee.

Ossron for bone treatment is first in the world and Chondron for cartilage treatment is the first in India and the third in world.

On the occasion, Founder-Chairman of Apollo Hospital Dr Pratap C Reddy, said, “Now a days bone problems are very common in people aged above 40, and with this therapy we can avoid major knee surgeries. Our association with RMS Regrow is a step to inspire talent in India to further the advancement in developing innovation healthcare treatments to reduce the growing disease burden in India.”

Present on the occasion Mr Yash Sanghavi, founder and CEO of RMS Regrow, said, “It has taken 8 years of dedicated effort and innovative research to develop the two revolutionary products that will change the modalities for bone and cartilage treatment in India. Since last 70 years, only a handful of New Chemical Entities(NCE) have been developed in India, which demonstrates a dearth of innovator drugs and new medical technologies to adress a large market of bone and joint disorders. In India, more than 15 lakh orthopedic procedures are performed each year rand Regenerative Cell Therapy is a revolutionary treatment methodology which has immense potential to liberate consumers from joint pain.”

Ms Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals said, “Cell therapy is new technology approved by Drug Controller General of India(DGCI), which will be available for public in six months with cost of Rs 3.5 – 4 lakh. The therapy will be available in 40 Apollo centers for which 200 doctors has been trained.”

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