Role of cellular allograft containing mesenchymal stem cells in high-risk foot and ankle reconstructions.

@article{Scott2013RoleOC,
  title={Role of cellular allograft containing mesenchymal stem cells in high-risk foot and ankle reconstructions.},
  author={Ryan T. Scott and Christopher F Hyer},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={2013},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={32-5}
}
The use of cellular allograft containing mesenchymal stem cells is gaining popularity as an augmentation to foot and ankle arthrodesis. Those with underlying comorbidities (diabetes mellitus, Charcot osteoarthropathy, smoking, suppressive medication, increased body mass index) are more likely to require surgical revision procedures and typically have a… CONTINUE READING