The role of “cell therapy” in osteonecrosis of the femoral head

@inproceedings{Papakostidis2016TheRO,
  title={The role of “cell therapy” in osteonecrosis of the femoral head},
  author={Costas Papakostidis and Theodoros H. Tosounidis and Elena A Jones and Peter V Giannoudis},
  booktitle={Acta orthopaedica},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The value of core decrompression for treatment of osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) is unclear. We investigated by a literature review whether implantation of autologous bone marrow aspirate, containing high concentrations of pluripotent mesenchymal stem cells, into the core decompression track would improve the clinical and radiological results compared with the classical method of core decompression alone. The primary outcomes of interest were structural failure… CONTINUE READING

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