Since 2014 Medrego EquiCell has been used to successfully treat more than 400 horses in Europe and the Middle East.

Here you can see real before and after case study treatment with stem cell therapy. In one picture you will see the injury before and in the other picture, you will see how the injury has been treated.

These ultrasound pictures will show you how it changes by the time and a short description by the veterinarian.

Horse No.1

Age: 9 years
Type: Showjumping, S-class
Diagnosis: Insert. Desmopatilig susp, RH, prox

Before the treatment

Before and After Case Studies

Veterinarian comments: Size of the lesion before stem cell injection approx 2/3 of the suspensory insertion. Notice a little periosteal reaction, arrow, and hypoechogenicity of the fibers (thin arrow). Very difficult case to treat; normally with conservative treatment, NSAID+Rest+controlled exercise. Usually, we see a poor outcome for those kinds of injuries.

After 3,5 months

Veterinarian comments: Complete healing, the pony is put back to work, trained up over 6 – 8 weeks. Now competing at the high level again.

Horse No.2

Age: 9 years
Type: Show jumping
Diagnosis: Injury, SDFT, prox

Before the treatment

Horse treatment with stem cells

Veterinarian comments: Size of the lesion before Medrego EquiCell injection proximal SDFT, below carpal region, 1/3 of the tendon.

After 4 months

Horse treatment with Stem Cells

Veterinarian comments: The horse has returned to normal work; the lesion is hardly recognizable on ultrasound scan.

Horse No.3

Age: 8 years
Type: Dressage, High Level
Diagnosis: Desmitis, insert lig susp. Prox, LH

Before the treatment

Horse treatment with Stem Cells

Veterinarian comments: Size of the lesion before Medrego EquiCell injection, 2/3 of the insertional region, Very severe injury; The horse is lame grad 2,5-3, on the longe, graded on a scale from 0-5, where grad 5 is not weight bearing.
The lesion is in the bottom of the picture; The structure of the fibers is normal, more rougher woven, in a suspensory ligament, but here we see much hypoechogenicity, which shows a big lesion in the tendon; Normally the horses have a guarded prognosis, for returning to full athletic performance.

After 3,5 months

Horse treatment with Stem Cells

Veterinarian comments: Back to normal work, complete healing without scar tissue, hyperechogenicity.

Horse No.4

Age: 6 years
Type: Dressage horse, with high potential
Diagnosis: Insertional desmopathy, lig. suspensorium, proximal, RH

Before the treatment

Horse treatment with Stem Cells

Veterinarian comments: Size of the lesion before Medrego EquiCell injection, Severe lesion in lig suspensorium, proximal insertion; Damage to the fibers where it inserts on the bone; Hypoechogenicity, broken fiber pattern.

After 4 months

Horse treatment with Stem Cells

Veterinarian comments: Complete recovery, the horse has returned to work.

Horse No.5

Age: 5 years
Type: Dressage, pre-start
Diagnosis: Lesion lig susp, LF, lower 1/3 + distally

Before the treatment

Horse treatment with Stem Cell Therapy

Veterinarian comments: Size of the lesion before Medrego EquiCell injection approx 1/5 of the lig susp.  Both core lesions, also involving the margin of the tendon; very difficult to treat.

After 4 months

Horse treatment with Stem Cell Therapy

Veterinarian comments: Healing in progress, this type of lesion takes several months to heal, note the filling of the lesion.

Horse No.6

Age: 5 years
Type: Dressage, start level, sports pony
Diagnosis: Prox. Insertional desmitis, lig susp., RH

Before the treatment

Equine Stem Cell Therapy

Veterinarian comments: Size of the lesion before EquiCell injection prox 50 % of the lig. Suspensorium; (Arrow), very big lesion, and very difficult to treat; Hypoechogenicity is dominating, pretreatment.

After 4 months

Equine Stem Cell Therapy

Veterinarian comments: Control, The horse has returned back to daily training.

Horse No.7

Age: 17 years
Type: Showjumping
Diagnosis: Injury SDFT, prox. 1/3, LF

Before the treatment

Stem Cell therapy for Horse treatment

Veterinarian comments: Size of the lesion before Medrego EquiCell injection 90-95% of SDFT; The size of this lesion is bad; It is almost impossible to do anything.
Normally this type of lesion is so severe, that the animal is euthanized, and a future career is impossible; Here we tried to do the impossible, and treat this very valuable animal. Most of the tendon is affected.

After 3,5 months

Stem Cell therapy for Horse treatment

Veterinarian comments: A healing that one didn’t think about! Yes we still see a bigger circumferential diameter of the tendon, but almost normal fiber pattern and realignment of the fibers; Over time the diameter of the tendon will become smaller and smaller, but for now this is very ok: The very special thing is healing of this big a lesion, without scar tissue (seen as hyperechogenicity) in the tendon.

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