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Status of equine stem cell-based veterinary medicine in the UK
  1. Vivienne Saville
  1. VMD, Woodham Lane, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 3LS
  1. email: v.saville{at}

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The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) would like to highlight to vets the stem cell-based veterinary medicines available in the UK for horses.

Two stem cell-based veterinary medicines become first to be granted EU-wide marketing authorisa-tion

Earlier this year, two stem cell-based veterinary medicines – Arti Cell Forte (Boehringer Ingelheim) and HorStem (EquiCord) – were the first to be granted EU-wide marketing authorisation. Arti Cell Forte is authorised for the reduction of mild to moderate recurrent lameness associated with non-septic joint inflammation in horses. HorStem is authorised for the reduction of lameness associated with mild to moderate degenerative joint disease …

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