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Volume:7 Issue:8 Number:9 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #11950
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Benefit of BM-MSC addition in core decompression in treatment of osteonecrosis of the femoral head


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Core decompression combined with autologous bone marrow stem cells versus core decompression alone for patients with osteonecrosis of the femoral head: A meta-analysis

Int J Surg. 2019 Jul 10;69:23-31

Contributing Authors: Z Wang QM Sun FQ Zhang QL Zhang LG Wang WJ Wang

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Synopsis

14 randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis which sought to investigate the impact of autologous bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) administration alongside core decompression on outcomes in treatment of patients with osteonecrosis of the femoral head. Pooled analyses of pain scores from 6 months to 2 years, function from 1 to 2 years, and incidence of eventual...

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