Comparing clinical scores and secondary surgery rate between MSC injection vs TKA for secondary OA
Subchondral stem cell therapy versus contralateral total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis following secondary osteonecrosis of the kneeInt Orthop. 2018 Nov;42(11):2563-2571. doi: 10.1007/s00264-018-3916-9
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60 patients with bilateral secondary knee osteoarthritis to corticosteroid-induced osteonecrosis were randomized to have one knee treated with subchondral injection of mesenchymal stem cells, and one knee treated with total knee arthroplasty. Patients were assessed over a minimum of 8 years after treatment. Results demonstrated no significant difference between groups in outcome on the Knee Societ...
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